Kai Havertz has flown to London, reportedly for his Chelsea medical.© Twitter
Kai Havertz left the Germany camp on Friday to journey to London to finalise his switch from Bayer Leverkusen to Premier League aspect Chelsea, reportedly costing round 100 million euros ($120 million). Forward of Sunday’s away Nations League match with Switzerland, Germany head coach Joachim Loew allowed the 21-year-old to go away their camp to settle the small print. “In fact, we might have most well-liked if he may have totally focused on the nationwide staff, however we’re conscious of the significance for Bayer Leverkusen and Kai,” Germany staff director Oliver Bierhoff informed the German FA web site.
Havertz jetted to London, reportedly for his Chelsea medical, after being on the bench for Thursday’s 1-1 draw towards Spain in Stuttgart.
On Monday, Leverkusen head coach Peter Bosz confirmed they anticipated to lose the attacking midfielder.
Leverkusen sports activities director Rudi Voeller mentioned they’re “grateful” to Loew that “Kai can now make clear issues, with our help, on web site in London”.
After scoring 46 objectives in 150 aggressive video games for Leverkusen, Havertz is about to hitch his Germany team-mate Timo Werner, who signed for Chelsea in June from Bundesliga aspect RB Leipzig for 53 million euros.
If the switch goes by, Havertz will eclipse Werner as Germany’s costliest footballer.
Loew mentioned Havertz was “torn” between Germany obligation and finishing the switch.
“He completely desires to take this step,” added Loew, who acknowledged “the significance and scale of the transfer”.
Havertz’ arrival can be a giant enhance to Chelsea, who’ve additionally signed Hakim ZIyech earlier from Ajaz, and Thiago Silva from PSG.
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