Kai Havertz has left the Germany squad in an effort to full his big-money transfer to Chelsea.
The midfielder, 21, will be part of the Blues for a price of £89million. He’s set to turn out to be Chelsea’s SIXTH main signing of this switch window.
Bayer Leverkusen, and Germany have granted Havertz permission to depart the nationwide workforce camp to finish the formalities on his long-mooted Premier League transfer.
“Kai Havertz has left the Stuttgart headquarters of the German nationwide workforce to make clear issues surrounding a possible transfer to Chelsea,” Leverkusen confirmed.
“This passed off after a dialogue with Bayer 04 and DFB management.”
Leverkusen sporting director Rudi Voller thanked Germany’s bosses for permitting Havertz to depart the nationwide camp in the course of Nations League motion.
“I exchanged concepts with Oliver Bierhoff and Jogi Low over the previous few days,” stated Voller.
“They perceive the particular state of affairs of the participant and in addition of us as a membership.
“We’re grateful to the nationwide coach that Kai can now type issues out with our assist on website in London.”
Havertz is now on account of have a medical in London, and must also command a brand new file price for a Chelsea signing, eclipsing the £71million paid for goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga.
Chelsea proprietor Roman Abramovich has underpinned a hugely-impressive switch window for the Blues, with supervisor Frank Lampard backed to launch a brand new Stamford Bridge period.
Prolific Germany striker Timo Werner, Ajax playmaker Hakim Ziyech and Leicester’s England left-back Ben Chilwell are all additional big-money arrivals in west London.
France Underneath-21 defender Malang Sarr has signed on a free switch and can head out on mortgage however boasting large promise, whereas Brazil stalwart Thiago Silva has arrived from Paris St Germain.