Kai Havertz ‘asks Bayer Leverkusen to LEAVE this summer’ with Chelsea leading Real Madrid in the race
Kai Havertz ‘asks to leave Bayer Leverkusen this summer’ with Chelsea leading Real Madrid in race for German star as London club is willing to pay its £ 90m release clause
Chelsea have been boosted in their pursuit of Kai Havertz with the attacker reportedly asking to leave Bayer Leverkusen this summer, although Frank Lampard’s side has to battle it out with Real Madrid for his signature.
As revealed exclusively by Sportsmail last month, Chelsea is preparing for a transfer offer for the 21-year-old.
And according to BildHavertz is fed up with the BayArena and has told them he wants to find new pastures.
Chelsea target Kai Havertz has asked to leave Bayer Leverkusen this summer, Bild claims
However, the Blues face competition from Real Madrid, with both paying its buyout
The 21-year-old has a £ 90 million release clause that Chelsea is happy to pay in installments
The attacker is estimated to be £ 75 million, but Chelsea must match his £ 90 million buyout clause if they want to praise him. Chelsea is willing to pay for that, but is paid in installments.
However, the Blues face competition from Real Madrid for its signature. However, any pursuit of the German giants would mean selling players first to finance a move for him.
Havertz enjoyed a brilliant season with Bayer – he scored 17 goals in 43 games across all competitions.
His performance helped the club to fifth place in the Bundesliga, while also finishing second in the German Cup.
Havertz scored 17 goals in 43 games for the German club last season, as they finished fifth
Last month, Bayer Leverkusen, sporting director Rudi Voller, spoke hopefully that they could retain their precocious talent.
“We have not given up hope that he will stay with us,” said Voller ARD.
“We try to give him every opportunity to evoke his qualities.
“He did an excellent job in the second half of the season.”
Bayer Leverkusen sports director Rudi Voller hopes to keep Havertz this summer