Bayern Munich are switch their attention in sign Manchester City’s Leroy Sane this summer, clear path for Chelsea to move for Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Kia Havertz.
The 21-year-old has been attracted interest from top clubs across the Europe, with Los Blancos also showing an interest in him alongside the newly-crowned Bundesliga champions and Premier League giants.
But according To The SportBild, claims that The newly-crowned Bundesliga champions have no intention of matching Leveruksen’s £70million asking price and are instead focusing on Manchester City’s Leroy Sane.
The reports explains in details that Bayern’s refusal to do business this summer opens the door for Chelsea and Manchester United to steal a march on one of the best creative midfielder in Europe.
The German international has scored 15 goals and contributed eight assists in 39 appearances for Leverkusen this season and has excelled since the season restarted in May.
Since football returned to the Bundesliga, Havertz has scored five goals for Leverkusen in five games and has been awarded Bundesliga Players of the month because of his impressive performance in May.
Meanwhile, Sportarena reported last week that Chelsea were lining up a bid for Havertz after already sealing a £53m deal for RB Leipzig’s Timo Werner.
The Blues boss Frank Lampard is eager to further strengthen his attacking options and has turned their attention on 21-year-old Havertz, who previously states that a move abroad would interest him.
He said: ‘I want to take the next step in my career at some point. That’s my ambition. I’m ready to take a big step and I like challenges. For me, this also includes abroad.’
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is reportedly made personal contact with Kai Havertz in bid to convincing the playmaker to move to Stamford Bridge this summer.