Chelsea complete the signing of Kai Havertz

Chelsea have officially announced it has finalized the signing of German international and Bayer Leverkusen star Kai Havertz.

Havertz has been on the wish list of Frank Lampard all summer after an impressive performance in the Bundesliga with Bayer Leverkusen.

The deal will see the 21-year-old spend the next five years at the Stamford Bridge, after a bid in an excess of £71m from the Blues was accepted by the Bundesliga club.

Kai Havertz becomes Chelsea’s seventh summer signing, joining Germany team-mate Timo Werner, Hakim Ziyech, Ben Chilwell, Thiago Silva, Malang Sarr and Xavier Mbuyamba.

And as part of the deal Chelsea has offered one of it summer signing, Sarr to Leverkusen on a season long loan deal.

The 21-year-old made 118 Bundesliga appearances for Leverkusen, scoring 36 with an additional 25 assists to his name.


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