Bayer Leverkusen reached agreement with Chelsea over a deal for Kai Havertz
Chelsea are purportedly very close to agreeing a deal for Kai Havertz with his move set to be settled potentially by weekend.
Chelsea have agreed personal terms with the talented youngster, with the transfer feee the main issue.
Undoubtedly, Bayer Leverkusen’s sporting director Rudi Voller has demanded there will be no discount on his exit. As indicated by report, the German side need £90million.
On Wednesday, report also guarantees Chelsea have had another bid of £58.6m dismissed.
Kai Havertz offer will include £13.5m in add-ons but Chelsea falls £18m shy of Bayer Leverkusen’s asking price.
However, talks between the two clubs recent days have seen progress being made.
Reports in the German media currently expect a deal of €86m to be struck.
That is underneath Bayer Leverkusen’s €100m valuation, but at the same time some route north of Chelsea’s initial ploy.
The £77.2m deal will represent to a club-record fee for Chelsea.
The 21-year-old will also become the third outstanding player in British history behind Paul Pogba and Harry Maguire.
The Bundesliga outfit have moved to sign Roma forward Patrik Schick as his replacement.
Patrik Schick spent this season on loan with RB Leipzig but Bayer Leverkusen look set to beat them to his permanent €25m signature.