Kai Havertz ‘completes his Chelsea medical’ as Frank Lampard’s side ‘meet Bayer Leverkusen’s valuation of £90m plus add-ons’ to break British transfer record
- Chelsea look set to finally pull off the signing of German midfielder Kai Havertz
- The 21-year-old is set to become the most expensive British transfer of all time
- Chelsea are reported to be willing to meet Bayer Leverkusen’s £90m valuation
- With add-ons the move is set to surpass the fee Man United paid for Paul Pogba
Bundesliga playmaker Kai Havertz has allegedly passed his medical for Chelsea ahead of his proposed club-record move to Stamford Bridge.
Kai Havertz is anticipated to sign a five-year contract with the free-spending Premier League side after they agreed terms with Bayer Leverkusen for the talented playmaker.
The deal is believed to merit an underlying £71.3m, with that fee possibly ascending as high as £89m with add-ons.
There are reports in Germany that the 21-year-old went through his medical in London on Sunday and Chelsea are presently perceived to be working on official affirmation of the deal.
Late reports guarantee that the administrative work between the two clubs has been signed for over seven days.
Chelsea have been one of the busiest in the transfer market this summer, previously signing Timo Werner, Hakim Ziyech, Thiago Silva, Malang Sarr and Ben Chilwell ahead of the fast approaching arrival of Kai Havertz.
The last deal will be more than the £72m Chelsea paid to sign goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga in 2018.
Chelsea are reportedly putting the final touches to their move for German sensation Kai Havertz, with the midfielder said to have completed a medical last Sunday.
Frank Lampard’s side have been linked with the exciting Bayer Leverkusen youngster all summer, and now talks have reached the advanced stages.
Havertz undertook a medical for his new club on Sunday, leaving everything set in place to now complete a deal which is set to shatter the British transfer record, according to Bild.
Take a look at the numbers behind Kai Havertz, who will become Chelsea’s record signing
The German publication state all formalities are done and that the 23-year-old has passed medical examinations.
It appears that the attacking midfielder will be officially announced by Chelsea in the coming days.
Havertz would join fellow German star Timo Werner, who was a big money arrival for the Blues earlier in the window.
The youngster is currently away with the German team ahead of international action
With add-ons included the deal for Havertz is set to surpass Paul Pogba’s to Manchester United
Just this week Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger had joked he had acted as an agent to bring Werner to Stamford Bridge, and was hoping to do the same with Havertz.
It is reported that Chelsea will pay Leverkusen’s asking price of £90million (€100m) plus add-ons.
This will make the deal the most lucrative in British transfer history, surpassing the deal Manchester Unite struck with Juventus for the transfer of Paul Pogba.