According to Standard Sport, Chelsea are set to press ahead with move for Kai Havertz, after his season with Bayer Leverkusen ended in defeat in the German Cup Final.
The 21 year old midfielder is a top transfer target for Chelsea boss Frank Lampard.
The Blues are reportedly leading the race for Havertz after Bayern Munich pulled out of the race to sign him. He also keen on a transfer to the Premier League despite Real Madrid’s interest.
Meanwhile, Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger is keen to see Kai Havertz sign for the Blues.
Asked about Chelsea transfer target Havertz, Rudiger told Sky Germany: “Kai is talented, when I saw him train with the Germany national team I was like, ‘wow!’
“I would be lying to you if I said I didn’t want him at Chelsea.”