Kai Havertz: Chelsea reportedly close in on £80m transfer deal for star

Kai Havertz: Chelsea reportedly close in on £80m transfer deal for star

- Kai Havertz is desperate to leave Bundesliga giants Bayer Leverkusen for England

- Premier League club Chelsea are reportedly closing in on the player’s deal

- Havertz is one of the most sought stars having scored 12 goals this season

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Kai Havertz’ deal to Premier League club Chelsea is said to be coming through as personal terms are reportedly agreed and Blues’ will likely complete the deal soonest.

The 21-year-old who finished the season with 12 goals and six assists is one of the most sought players in world football at the moment.

Bayer Leverkusen star is reportedly set for an £80 million transfer to the Stamford Bridge club with personal terms "all but done."

According to The Athletic’s David Ornstein, Chelsea are the only club that can pay the required amount to sign the youngster.

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Kai Havertz: Chelsea reportedly close in on £80m transfer deal for striker
Kai Havertz in action in the Bundesliga. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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It was also gathered that the German international is keen to keen to settle his future "swiftly" after indicating he wishes to depart from the BayArena this summer.

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard seems to have concluded plans to allow N'golo Kante to join Real Madrid in a bid to raise funds for summer target Kai Havertz.

The Blues already completed the signing of Ajax's Hakim Ziyech and RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner in a deal which cost them about £85 million.

And if they must splash any more money on incoming stars, they need to release a few of their stars to achieve such a goal.

SunSports report that the Bayer Leverkusen player is ready to leave his present club with the Stamford Bridge outfit leading the chase for the enterprising midfielder.

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Legit.ng earlier reported that Premier League giants Chelsea are gearing towards making more money one year after selling Eden Hazard to Real Madrid.

The Belgian forward ended his seven-year reign with the Blues after moving to the Spanish capital in a deal around £91 million.

And barely one season after becoming a Galacticos, the forward helped Los Blancos win the Spanish League title for the first time since 2017.

According to SunSport, Chelsea included a few clauses in the Hazard's deal before allowing him to leave Stamford Bridge last summer.

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