Chelsea transfer news and rumours live: Kai Havertz latest, Edouard Mendy offer

Hello and welcome to today’s dedicated Chelsea blog.

Supporters got their first glimpse of the Blues’ new boys in action as Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner starred against Brighton & Hove Albion.

Werner took only four minutes to get on the scoresheet as he scored his first of what Frank Lampard hopes will be many goals.

With three transfer in already this week, the wait goes on for Kai Havertz to be announced as Chelsea’s latest addition.

The backline is significantly strengthened with the additions of Ben Chilwell, Malang Sarr and Thiago Silva but the German sensation is the name on every supporters’ lips.

We’ll bring you the latest transfer stories throughout the day with reports of a new offer for Rennes goalkeeper Edouard Mendy.