Chelsea still £20m shy of Bayer Leverkusen valuation
The Blues are allegedly still some way shy of Bayer Leverkusen’s asking price for playmaker Kai Havertz.
Chelsea have just been busy with during the summer’s transfer window, signing Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner, and Kai Havertz is comprehended to be the next big name on their list of targets.
Kai Havertz is believed to be excited about a move to Stamford Bridge as well, and Chelsea were given the green light to step up their interest after the Bayer Leverkusen were eliminated from the Europa League prior this week.
In any case, There are reports that the fee is ending up being a sticking point in dealings, with the Bundesliga outfit waiting for £90m.
Chelsea are planning to strike a deal worth closer to £70m, which would take their summer spending to more than £150m as of now.
Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is also thought to be in a market for another left-back and goalkeeper during this summer’s transfer window as is eager to keep as much cash left over for those targets as well.
Chelsea could yet face a stiff competition for the 21-year-old, however, with Manchester United connected with an intrigue should they be not able to sign top target Borussia Dortmund attacker Jadon Sancho.