The much anticipated announcement is here as Kai Havertz officially becomes part of the Blues squad.
Kai Havertz announcemet came 3 hours ago after the long wait which was caused by the Blues trying to finish up his last touches so as to complete the move.
Kudos once more to Chelsea director who manage to suppress Bayer Leverkusen’s excessive demands, as the Germans initially asked for a £90m pay but Kai Havertz finally arrived for £72m.
‘Kai Havertz is one of the best players of his age in world football, so we are very happy that his future lies at Chelsea. He has proven pedigree in one of the best leagues in Europe,’ Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia said.
‘He plays for the German national side and he is an exciting, dynamic talent. We are delighted to be able to add his versatility and quality to the squad before the season begins.’ she added.
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Having netted 29 Bundesliga goals in the last two seasons which only three players have scored more, the higly-rated German midfielder has created 57 chances from open space for Leverkusen.
‘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 said.
Bayer Leverkusen will definitely feel the effect of letting Havertz leave as 30% of their goals have been of Kai Havertz making.