Done Deal: Bayer Leverkusen Boss Peter Bosz Confirms Kai Havertz Deal is Done on Twitter

Daily focus Nigeria learnt from various source that kai havert deal is almost done and it is said by the team coach that chelsea will sign the master class midfielder

Chelsea have reportedly submitted their first formal bid for Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Kai Havertz after club technical adviser Petr Cech jetted to Germany today to meet the German club chief and the player himself.

The Blues have already completed the signed Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner but manager Frank Lampard still wants to strengthen his attacking options and is identified the highly-rated midfielder Kai Havertz as potential addition to current squad.
Chelsea, meanwhile, have been held talks with the German giants for a number of weeks and a first offer has finally been made, according to latest reports.
According to Transfer expert Ian McGarry, claims the Blues official flew to Leverkusen this week and were satisfied enough to make an opening bid for German star.
It adds that Chelsea have apparently tabled a £45million up-front fee with £9m in add-ons. Leverkusen are not expected to reject that proposal as they are holding out for a figure closer to £81m.
‘Chelsea’s pursuit of German international Kai Havertz from Bayer Leverkusen has progressed a little bit,’ McGarry told the Transfer Window podcast.
It is our understanding that Chelsea met with Bayer Leverkusen officials this week. Petr Cech had visited Leverkusen to speak to officials there and the player about a possible move to Stamford Bridge.

Bayer Leverkusen boss Peter Bosz insists “intelligent boy” Kai Havertz can handle the pressure of the growing links to Chelsea.

The midfielder played the full 90 minutes as Leverkusen defeated Rangers 1-0 (4-1 on aggregate) to progress to the Europa League quarter-finals, where they will play Inter Milan in Germany on August 10.

Havertz has been heavily linked with a move to Chelsea this summer, with Frank Lampard placing the 21-year-old at the top of his transfer wish list.

The youngster is understood to have told the German club of his desire to join the Blues, who believe they can agree a deal of around £70million.

But while reports have suggested Havertz wants to push through a deal as quickly as possible, Leverkusen have no intention of selling him before their Europa League run ends.

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Bosz says the club are doing all they can to protect Havertz from the immense attention he is receiving at this moment, but insists the versatile midfielder is not struggling with the pressure.

“We are watching all this closely,” Bosz told DAZN and Goal. “Of 20 interview requests, 18 want to speak with Kai. Then we must make sure he doesn’t go 18 times.

“He is an exceptional player, but even exceptional players can have a bad day. If we lose, he is always the first to be criticised, even if he didn’t play that badly.

“I often talk to him and explain how I saw his game. Then there are games like the one against Hertha Berlin, when the fans whistled at his substitution.

“I told him that maybe he learned the most in that game, where he was really not good.

“But Kai is an intelligent boy overall and knows how the world works.”


SOURCE: Evening standard and sportsarena



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