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Kai Havertz is one of the most talked about players in the Bundesliga, all because of his form over the past few years for Bayer Leverkusen, that has also earned him a place in the German national team.
Chelsea are believed to be favourites for his signature, and the 21-year-old is expected to sign for Chelsea this summer.
Bayer Leverkusen bosses had feigned hardball in the deal for months now, but recent reports claim a breakthrough has been reached in negotiations with the German side.
Bayer Leverkusen CEO Fernando Carro has changed his stance regarding Kai Havertz, following their Europa League exit, and has now admitted that Kai Havertz wants to take “the next step” in his career.
The Leverkusen chief told German newspaper Kolner Stadt-Anzeiger: “It has always been clear that there will be talks once the Europa League is over for us. Still, there is no formal offer yet.
“Kai has told us about his desire to make the next step. Whether that can be materialised soon, I can’t say at the moment.
“There are several clubs who have Kai in their plans for the future.”