Kai Havertz is closer to signing his deal with Chelsea from Bayer Leverkusen after the clubs agree to pay €80m plus €20m in add-ons for the player. Chelsea who has been talking to the German club for some weeks over a deal and has finalized to pay £89m for Havertz.

Kai Havertz

Kai Havertz who is eager to join Chelsea has not done his medical. And he is still with the German national team for their UEFA Nations League fixtures with Switzerland and Spain. Chelsea recorded a previous club-record deal when they signed Kepa Arizabalaga from Athletic Bilbao for £71.6m in 2018.

Leverkusen coach Peter Bosz said is unlikely to train with the club as he draws closer to signing for Chelsea. Havertz prepares to become one of Frank Lampard squad after the arrival of Werner, Hakim Ziyech, Thiago silva, and others

Chelsea has offered to allow Leverkusen to sign one of their summer arrivals, Malang Sarr on loan as part of the deal. He will play with Leverkusen for the rest of the season.

Havertz on the other hand showed how good he could deliver to the European elite. And why he is coveted after he scored 18 goals in the 2019/20 campaign. He also made eight assists in the same season. His consistency remained after he finished the 2018/19 season scoring 20 goals. Real Madrid was interested in bringing Havertz to Bernabeu but was left hanging due to financial problems.

Kai Havertz started his career with Bayer Leverkusen and has appeared for the team in 150 games. He secured 46 goals for the club since joining them. The 21 years old midfielder has gotten praises from different persons including his former coach, Adam Bate.

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