Kai Havertz ‘discusses move to Chelsea with Germany team-mates Antonio Rudiger and new boy Timo Werner’ as Frank Lampard looks to seal deal for £90m-rated Bayer Leverkusen star
- Kai Havertz chatted with Antonio Rudiger and Timo Werner over Chelsea move
- Manager Frank Lampard has already signed Werner and Hakim Ziyech from Ajax
- Havertz is sold on Chelsea’s vision under Lampard and could be third addition
Kai Havertz has been discussing his potential move to Stamford Bridge with Chelsea players and Germany team-mates Antonio Rudiger and Timo Werner.
Frank Lampard is hoping to make the Bayer Leverkusen midfielder his third addition of the summer, after alreadu securing the services of Hakim Ziyech from Ajax and Timo Werner from RB Leipzig.
Havertz is said to be sold on Chelsea’s vision under Lampard, after having a chat with Rudiger and new-boy Werner, who has just completed his first training session with the Blues, according to football.london.
Kai Havertz has been discussing his potential move to Chelsea with Germany team-mates
Havertz has spoken with Chelsea new boy Timo Werner and Antonio Rudiger ahead of move
Havertz is hoping to have a deal sealed with Chelsea by next week, as Leverkusen’s Europa League campaign approaches after the coronavirus pandemic caused the competition to be pushed back.
Leverkusen have said that their upcoming European fixtures will not stall any move for the 21-year-old, who is likely to cost the Blues £90million.
Chelsea confirmed Champions League qualification last weekend after their victory over Wolves sealed fourth spot for Lampard in his first season in management.
Rudiger has helped Havertz as the midfielder wants his move to Chelsea done by next week
Havertz bought into the Chelsea vision under Frank Lampard with Champions League football
The prospect of Champions League football over Europa League is another selling point for Havertz, after Leverkusen just fell short of qualification to the Champions League.
Chelsea are also in the market for a left-back, with Leicester City’s Ben Chilwell on Lampard’s radar despite a huge asking fee, and a goalkeeper with Kepa Arrizabalaga linked with an exit this summer.
Winger Willian is also yet to decide on his future at Stamford Bridge with his contract coming to an end, but the Brazilian’s agent confirmed he will make his choice after the club’s FA Cup final against Arsenal.