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Chelsea have been strongly linked with signing up Kai Havertz this summer, and the Blues are hopeful of completing a deal for Kai Havertz before the start of next season.
Reports have even claimed that a deal is expected to be wrapped up within the coming week, as Kai Havertz wants his future sorted out as soon as possible.
Transfer expert Ian McGarry has now claimed Chelsea have submitted their first official bid for Kai Havertz.
“Chelsea’s pursuit of German international Kai Havertz from Bayer Leverkusen has progressed a little bit,” McGarry told the Transfer Window podcast. “It is our understanding that Chelsea met with Bayer Leverkusen officials this week. Petr Cech had visited Leverkusen to speak to officials there and the player about a possible move to Stamford Bridge.
“That has resulted in an opening bid of 50m euros plus 10m euros in add-ons.
“Leverkusen continue to value the player at 90m euros. That is something Chelsea feel is not a fair price for the 21-year-old.
“However, they are obviously keen to get the player and are willing to pay.”