Earlier this morning reports claims that Chelsea have reportedly preparing a £75million bid for Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Kia Havertz as they bid to united the attacking midfielder with forward Timo Werner.
Havertz, who born 11 June 1999, became the club’s then-youngest ever debutant in the Bundesliga and he became their youngest ever goalscorer when he scored his first goal the following year.
He is also the youngest player to reach milestones of 50 and 100 league appearances in the German top-flight.
Kia Havertz has been described as technically-gifted, two-footed midfielder who is comfortable with the ball on either foot and adept with his head. During his formative years, his style of play drew early comparisons to Gunners playmaker Mesut Ozil, with the creative midfielder himself admit Ozil was a player he looked up to.
By the age of 20, and following numerous impressive performances in the Bundesliga, further comparisons had been drawn between Havertz and former Leverkusen players such Toni Kroos, Michael Ballack and Arturo Vidal, and German media began describing him as a combination of the lot and an “Alleskonner” – a player who can do everything.
Last month Havertz, 20, became the first player in the history of the league to reach 35 goals before turning 21 years old after scored Bayer Leverkusen only goals to victory over Freiburg.
Signing of technically-gifted, two-footed midfielder who is comfortable with the ball on either foot and adept with his head, will give Frank Lampard’s side huge boost to challenge both Manchester city and Liverpool for Premier League titles next campaign and will the latest reports this morning the Blues ready to spend heavily to win the race, with Havertz’s market value sitting north of £75m and the player under contract until 2022.
Werner, on other hand, is agreed in principle to join Chelsea in a stunning deal worth £53million move on wages of £180,000-a-week on Thursday night.
The 24-year-old German is one of the prized assets in European football. In four years at Leipzig he has 75 goals in 122 Bundesliga appearances and this season his form has fired his club to the last eight of the Uefa Champions League for the first time.
Both Werner & Havertz are having great seasons for their clubs. Here is their stats this season.
Kai Havertz in the Bundesliga this season:
Timo Werner in the Bundesliga this season:
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— Frank Khalid (@FrankKhalidUK) June 9, 2020