Kai Havertz to Chelsea: £90m transfer plan, green light given, deal ‘appeals’ to player

Kai Havertz’s future is the topic of heavy speculation, with a host of clubs reportedly chasing his signature.

The midfielder has impressed in the Bundesliga for Bayer Leverkusen this season, not only showing his skill and versatility, but also his leadership qualities as he has worn the captain’s armband on a whole host of different occasions, showing great signs of maturity for someone at such a young age.

Chelsea, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich are all thought to be keen on landing the Germany international, but a deal is not expected to come cheap, with Leverkusen reportedly looking at a fee of somewhere between £70million-£90million.

But the Blues are desperate to lure him to Stamford Bridge and are looking at a whole host of methods to possibly pull off a deal.

With that in mind, here is a round-up of everything we know so far about Chelsea’s pursuit of Havertz.

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Havertz ‘open’ to Premier League switch

With plenty of speculation gathering about the 20-year-old’s future, our sister title – The Manchester Evening News – report that the attacking-midfielder, who has netted 15 goals in all competitions for Leverkusen this term, is ‘open’ to the idea of sealing a switch to the Premier League in the next transfer window.

That news will come as a significant boost to both Chelsea and United, as both clubs continue to fight it out to land his signature.

Havertz is currently happy at Leverkusen and has no immediate desires to force an exit from the BayArena, but he would not be fazed by the prospect of sealing a move abroad and testing himself in the Premier League.

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