Chelsea have finished the club-record finalizing of Kai Havertz from Bayer Leverkusen in a bargain that could supposedly reach ₤ 90million (EUR100m).
Havertz, 21, left Germany’s training school on Friday to settle the details and also has authorized a five-year agreement to finish months of speculation over his future.
Chelsea are supposedly readied to pay an initial ₤ 72m, exceeding the ₤ 71.6 m they forked over for Kepa Arrizabalaga, and the offer might boost by ₤ 18m (EUR20m) with various attachments.
He is the current prominent capture for the 2020-21 season at Stamford Bridge, signing up with Hakim Ziyech, Timo Werner, Ben Chilwell and Thiago Silva, and takes their costs on supports over ₤ 200m.
“I am very happy and proud to be here, For me it is a dream come true to play in a big club like Chelsea and I can’t wait to meet all the players and the trainers,” Havertz told Chelsea’s official website. “Yeah, I am very happy to be here!”
Havertz got into the Leverkusen first-team as a 17-year-old in 2016-17 and promptly came to be a routine in the beginning XI, showing up in the line-up 37 times throughout his initial 2 Bundesliga seasons.
It was in 2018-19 when Havertz truly blossomed, nonetheless, racking up 17 times in the Bundesliga, a record for a teenager in the German top-flight.
He complied with that up with one more 12 in 2019-20, while his assists haul doubled to six.
More of a finisher than a creator, Havertz’s capacities around the penalty location have actually drawn contrasts with Michael Ballack– like him, a previous Leverkusen star– and also Frank Lampard, his brand-new head coach.
But Havertz has additionally been noted as incredibly fast for a person of his height, and he appears well prepared to adjust to the Premier League ought to Chelsea discover the proper duty for him.
Barcelona, Liverpool, Real Madrid as well as Bayern Munich had all been mooted as Havertz’s possible next location, but it is Chelsea that have started.
“Kai is one of the best players of his age in world football, so we are very happy that his future lies at Chelsea,” the club’s director Marina Granovskaia claimed.
“He has proven pedigree in one of the best leagues in Europe, he plays for the German national side and he is an exciting, dynamic talent. We are delighted to be able to add his versatility and quality to the squad before the season begins.”
Source: Ghana Waves