Kai Havertz is widely regarded as one of the best young creative midfielder in the world football due to his outstanding performance since made first-team debut for Leverkusen at age of 17-year-old.
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.
By the age of 21, 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.
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 with the latest reports from German outlet BILD, Chelsea are closing to sign the 21-year-old German star.
In fact, Havertz’s agent confident the Blues and Leverkusen will strike a deal over his client this summer despite the two sides being at stand-off over the fee. The German club are reportedly want £90million on 21-year-old but Chelsea are not prepared to pay more than £70million for him.
But The Sky Sports claims that the 21-year-old’s camp are still confident a deal can be struck as they think bonus payments and add-ons will satisfy both parties.
Meanwhile, Havertz, 21, has told Leverkusen chief his desire to leave BayArena this summer after Rudiger admitted that he would like to see his Germany team-mate in a Chelsea shirt next season.
Even reports claimed that the Blues defender is trying to convince Kai Havertz to make the move to Chelsea this summer after played a key role in convincing RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner to sign for the club.