Chelsea behind the scenes: Kai Havertz transfer latest, Kepa’s future and pre-season
There is still plenty going on behind the scenes, though, with transfer talk heating up.
Our senior reporter Alan Smith jumped on Facebook live last night to field your questions.
Kai Havertz remains the player fans are most interested in and the Bayer Leverkusen captain dominated the early parts of the conversation.;
Heracles Welcomes Havertz As Their New Player.
Dutch team Heracles Almelo took advantage of the sarcastic joke of Bayer Leverkusen manager Peter Bosz who said that Heracles had bought Kai Havertz, as DFN reported.
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The 21-year-old is one of Europe’s most promising young attackers and has recently been linked with a move to Chelsea.
But when asked about his transfer news after Leverkusen’s Europa League defeat, Bosz responded in an unusual way.
‘Yes, I can say he played exclusively for Heracles Almelo!’ said the Dutch coach, referring to the team he previously coached.
Heracles did not waste time confirming the transfer news, they immediately took out a photo of Havertz that had been edited in their uniform on Twitter with the caption ‘Welkom Kai (Welcome Kai)’ and the hashtag ‘#AnnounceHavertz
Chelsea are prepared to spend £70M on Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Kai Havertz, but the club will insist on selling players before making more new signings.
Frank Lampard has been told he will need to sell players first before strengthening the Chelsea defence, which a is a priority once the Kai Havertz deal has been completed.