Chelsea’s hopes of signing Kai Havertz this week have been handed a critical enhance as Bayer Leverkusen admit they don’t count on him to coach with the membership once more.
It’s understood the Blues have agreed to signal the midfielder for an preliminary £72million, doubtlessly rising to £90m with add-ons.
And Leverkusen boss Peter Bosz revealed on Monday it was now unlikely the 23-year-old would return to the membership after the worldwide break.
His feedback come as Havertz joins up with the German nationwide workforce.
“Sadly, our squad has not but been decided,” Leverkusen boss Bosz stated when queried in regards to the state of his facet.
“I don’t count on Kevin Volland and Kai Havertz to coach with us once more.
“It’s doable that different gamers may even change. We positively want to herald gamers.”
Frank Lampard has been given money to splash this summer time and has already constructed a powerful new-look squad with the arrivals of Timo Werner, Hakim Ziyech and Ben Chilwell for a mixed £131.3m, plus Thiago Silva and Malang Sarr on free transfers.
However the boss just isn’t stopping there, with the Blues legend now intent on sealing a deal for German wonderkid Havertz that may smash the membership’s switch report.
Newest experiences from Germany declare the switch is on the cusp of completion, after Havertz was absent as Leverkusen put the complete squad by way of their paces in a day of health exams forward of the brand new Bundesliga season.
Based on Bild, Havertz was current on the membership on Friday and Saturday for coronavirus testing, which he wanted to finish with the intention to play in Germany’s upcoming Nations League video games in opposition to Spain and Switzerland.
Nevertheless, Bild additionally declare he was a no-show on Sunday for the membership’s annual health exams, which suggests he might be a Chelsea participant sooner relatively than later.