Bayer Leverkusen star Kai Havertz could be on his way to Stamford Bridge in a matter of weeks, according to his sister, who appeared to confirm the transfer on social media.
The 21-year-old attacking midfielder is high on Frank Lampard’s shopping list and the Stamford Bridge outfit have already held talks with the player over his propose switch to London club this summer.
The Blues have secured the signed of Hakim Ziyech while Havertz’s compatriot Timo Werner is also become officially Chelsea player since July 1 and is set to play a key role in convincing the Leverkusen star that the west London club is the right move for him.
Meanwhile, Kai Havertz has already told Leverkusen chief that he wants to leave the club this summer and they slapped a £90million asking price on his head but Chelsea value him way closer to £70million.
Frank Lampard & co. are expected to enter negotiations much nearer £50million as they look to chance their arm and safe a fortune for further spending elsewhere.
However, according to Havertz sister, the German star could be on his way to Stamford Bridge next month with Blues closer to complete the deal on 21-year-old.
In what appears to be a leaked conversation via Instagram which has been obtained by the Football Terrace Podcast, screenshots have emerged appearing to confirm Havertz is moving to London next month.
It starts with somebody wishing Havertz’s sister Lea a happy birthday, before cheekily asking: ‘My colleague asked me about your young sibling. Does he change clubs?
‘To which Lea Havertz replies: ‘He’s moving to London next month.
‘To which the mystery messenger responded: ‘Fantastic, Chelsea?’
‘Yes!’ Leah says.
A conversation involving Kai Havertz’s sister about her brother.
Lea Havertz: “He’s moving to London next month.”
Other person: “Fantastic, Chelsea?”
Lea Havertz: “Yes!” pic.twitter.com/QjevmHsmo9
— LDN (@LDNFootbalI) July 24, 2020
Meanwhile, his compatriot team-mate Leroy Sane was confirmed Kai Havertz’s move to Chelsea in his unveiling at Bayern Munich.
Sane said: ‘I think Germany has always had very good young German players. Many young players get their chance and develop well in the Bundesliga. I think that with Werner and Havertz, two Germans in one year, Chelsea did a good job.’
Havertz, who scored 17 goals and registered nine assists in all competitions for Leverkusen this season, is now back in training with German club as they prepare for their Europa League clash with Rangers in two weeks.