Chelsea are reportedly putting the final touches to their move for German star Kai Havertz, with the attacking midfielder said to have completed a medical last Sunday.
Frank Lampard’s side have been heavily linked with the sensation Bayer Leverkusen youngster all summer, and now talks have reached the advanced stages.
And to the German publication BILD, claims Kai Havertz undertook a medical for his new Sunday, leaving everything set in place to now complete a deal which is set to shatter the British transfer record.
It adds that all formalities are done and that the 21-year-old has passed medical examinations. It appears that the highly-rated attacking midfielder will be officially announced by Chelsea later this weeks.
Kai Havertz would join compatriot Timo Werner, who was a big money arrival for the Blues from RB Leipzig in earlier this summer.
It is also reported that Chelsea will pay Bayer Leverkusen’s asking price of £90million (€100m) plus add-ons.
This will make the deal the most lucrative in British transfer history, surpassing the deal Manchester United struck with Juventus for the transfer of Paul Pogba.
The German exciting youngster has emerged as one of the biggest prospects in world football after some eye-catching performances for Leverkusen in recent seasons – scoring 19 goals all competitions in 2019-20 with eight assists.