27 Jul Chelsea step up Havertz chase, negotiating €90m price
Chelsea are stepping up their pursuit of Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Kai Havertz with the 2 golf equipment now in negotiations over the German membership’s €90 million asking value, sources have instructed Football4cast.
The Blues are able to again head coach Frank Lampard within the transfer market this summer time along with the arrivals of Timo Werner from RB Leipzig and Hakim Ziyech from Ajax with Havertz recognized as their subsequent goal.
Havertz needs to maneuver to Stamford Bridge and has indicated by means of his intermediaries that private phrases is not going to be a problem. Nonetheless, the 2 golf equipment are but to agree a price with Leverkusen sticking to their valuation of the 21-year-old regardless of the participant’s want to depart.
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Chelsea are assured a deal may be reached nearer to €80m and are able to pursue a deal after Lampard’s aspect certified for subsequent season’s Champions League with a 2-Zero win over Wolves in Sunday’s closing spherical of Premier League matches.
The Blues should not anticipated to have any competitors for Havertz’s signature with Actual Madrid and Bayern Munich declining to comply with up their curiosity, one thing which Chelsea imagine will assist decrease Leverkusen’s calls for.
They’re additionally anticipated to check Leicester Metropolis’s resolve to maintain Ben Chilwell after the Foxes missed out on Champions League football after falling out of the highest 4 with a 2-Zero defeat to Manchester United.
Ajax’s Nicolas Tagliafico stays a less expensive various given he’s out there for £22m whereas Leicester worth Chilwell in extra of £60m.
Goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga’s future seems more and more bleak after the 25-year-old was dropped towards Wolves with Lampard harbouring main doubts over the Spaniard’s long-term suitability.
The £71.4m signing has 5 years remaining on his contract and is subsequently troublesome to maneuver on however Chelsea have checked out Ajax’s Andre Onana, Manchester United’s Dean Henderson and Atletico Madrid’s Jan Oblak, though the latter has a €120m launch clause.