Chelsea ready to spend record fee on this attacking midfielder

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According to Italian website Calciomercato via Daily Express, Chelsea have taken concrete steps to sign Bayer Leverkusen attacking midfielder Kai Havertz.

The sought-after Germany international has been linked with several clubs including Liverpool, Manchester United and Barcelona.

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The Blues will need to shatter the club record fee paid for Kepa Arrizabalaga to sign Havertz because Bayer Leverkusen are reportedly demanding between £89m – £107million for the young midfielder who scored a brace in Leverkusen’s 4-1 victory over Werder Bremen on Monday evening

The £71.5million spent on the transfer of Arrizabalaga in 2018 is currently Chelsea’s club record for a signing.

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