Chelsea Announce The Signing Of Kai Havertz For A Total Fee Of £89 Million
By Mike Parrott
Another day, another Chelsea signing.
Or that's how it seems currently with Chelsea announcing their sixth signing after signing Kai Havertz from Bayer Leverkusen for a total fee of £89 million.
Good things come to those who wait! :wink: pic.twitter.com/CYruwyLrgI
- Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) September 4, 2020
Kai Havertz is now officially a new Chelsea player until June 2025 - the saga is over! :large_blue_circle::rotating_light: #CFC #Chelsea #HiKai- Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) September 4, 2020
Since August 24 agreement to the official announcement
[This man on the left did a great job and more than 10 calls to push and get Kai... :telephone:] pic.twitter.com/1AYNPTOLpQ
Havertz joins Ben Chilwell,Thiago Silva, Hakim Ziyech, Timo Werner, and Malang Sarr as the new Chelsea additions for the upcoming 2020/21 English Premier League season.
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The 21-year-old German joined the Bayer academy in 2014 and has spent six years at the club. In the 2019/20 season, Havertz scored 18 goals and created nine assists in 45 games and was deployed primarily as a central attacking midfielder.
:rotating_light: BREAKING :rotating_light:
Chelsea have agreed a deal for Kai Havertz in a deal worth £71m rising to £89m pic.twitter.com/WxgkK4HbXo
- Football Daily (@footballdaily) September 3, 2020
The issue now will be about the balance in the side and how Frank Lampard fits all his new attacking players into the starting XI for the big games.
Lampard will have a lot of different options on his hands, but with the amount of congested fixtures this season, there will need to be some rotation.
Frank Lampard has some real dilemmas on his hands when Kai Havertz is announced. https://t.co/nspZDt6YYZ
- Chelsea FC News (@Chelsea_FL) September 3, 2020
However, Chelsea don't seem to have finished with their transfers with reliable sources linking them to Edouard Mendy from Rennes. The Senegalese keeper has a price-tag of £30 million, with Chelsea said to be keen on strengthening their options in between the sticks.
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