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Kai Havertz to Chelsea took a longer time in negotiations compared to all other Chelsea signings, with the former Bayer Leverkusen star joining Chelsea as a marquee signing.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard was so keen on Havertz joining the team and had conversations with him before he joined the club.
However, it wasn’t just Lampard who helped convincing Havertz, as Chelsea striker Timo Werner has now revealed the role he played in making the deal happen.
“When I found out from the media that Chelsea were in for him, of course I immediately made the idea of a change palatable to him,” Werner told cfbayern.com.
“Since I’d been in his position a few weeks before him, I was able to tell Kai what kind of plan the manager had for both of us if he decided to join.”
Of course, the role of Antonio Rudiger cannot be forgotten, as the German played a role also in signing Werner.
Werner added: “I’m sure that agent Toni did his own job on Kai too!”