Chelsea optimistic about signing Bayer Leverkusen star despite Real Madrid link
Bayer Leverkusen midfielder wants a move to the Premier League and Chelsea are purportedly optimistic about battling enthusiasm from Real Madrid in the race to sign Kai Havertz.
Real Madrid have joined Bayern Munich, Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea in showing an enthusiasm for the talented youngster who has been ablaze in the Bundesliga this season.
Frank Lampard’s side remains hopeful about signing the promising midfielder and could cost around £70m.
Bayern Munich were recently touted as his most probable destination, however the report expresses that Kai Havertz is excited about a move to an English club over playing in any other League.
The youngster looking set to leave this summer, Bayer Leverkusen boss Rudi Voller said the club will do everything to keep their star playmaker.
Kai Havertz would be a top signing for Chelsea if they could get a deal over the line.
Chelsea look set to complete the signing of RB Leipzig’s Timo Werner after apparently accepting terms with the striker.