Chelsea have finished the signing of assaulting midfielder Kai Havertz from Bayer Leverkusen, the club have declared.
Havertz, 21, becomes the club’s 6th major appearance in front of next season after Hakim Ziyech, Timo Werner, Ben Chilwell, Malang Sarr and Thiago Silva.
As per ESPN sources, Chelsea agreed to a fee of £62 million that could ascend to £71m in spite of Bayer at first waiting for an expense nearer to £90m.
After the signing, Havertz told the Chelsea website: “I am very happy and proud to be here, For me it is a dream come true to play in a big club like Chelsea and I can’t wait to meet all the players and the trainers. Yeah, I am very happy to be here.”
Havertz left the Germany public group instructional course on Friday to go through a clinical with the club and lead trainer Joachim Low affirmed he would not return for the side’s Nations League game against Switzerland on Sunday.
This implies he will be accessible for Chelsea’s initial round of the Premier League against Brighton on Sept. 14.
“He has proven pedigree in one of the best leagues in Europe, he plays for the German national side, and he is an exciting, dynamic talent,” Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia said.
“We are delighted to be able to add his versatility and quality to the squad before the season begins.”
It is up ’til now indistinct whether Havertz’s new Chelsea colleagues Timo Werner and Antonio Rudiger will be compelled to self-detach in the wake of showing up in Germany’s Nation League games. In the event that they do need to isolate they will miss the initial two rounds of the period.
Havertz contributed 17 objectives and nine aids all rivalries for Leverkusen last season and helped them secure a spot in Europe.
The striker’s exhibitions additionally guided the club to the German Cup last yet they lost 4-2 to Bayern regardless of Havertz scoring from the punishment spot.