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Chelsea are preparing to crack open their war chest and splash out a whopping £75m on the highly-rated Kai Havertz, according to reports.
The Blues are preparing to invest heavily in the summer transfer window and have already snapped up Ajax star Hakim Ziyech for £38m.
And Chelsea are continuing to edge even closer to the stunning acquisition of RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner for £53m.
According to The Daily Mail, Chelsea are plotting another raid of the Bundesliga and have identified Havertz as one of their main targets.
Havertz, 20, is one of Europe's fastest-rising stars and has attracted attention from the likes of Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.
However, Chelsea are ready to battle Europe's elite clubs and will need to spend heavily to land the Bayer Leverkusen star, who is under contract until 2022.
Havertz has made 38 appearances across all competitions for Leverkusen this season and scored 15 times and registered eight assists.
The Germany international was left out of the squad in his side's 4-2 defeat to Bayern last Saturday due to a muscle injury.
Leverkusen sporting director Simon Rolfes has admitted he is uncertain of Havertz's future amid intense speculation over his departure from the club this summer.
"We don't know yet what will happen to Kai," he said.
"We know that all the great clubs from Germany and Europe are after him and that he has the ability to play anywhere."
Chelsea want to hand manager Frank Lampard a further strengthened squad after the club were hit with a transfer ban last summer.
The Blues have also been linked with moves for Leicester City left-back Ben Chilwell and Ajax shot-stopper Andre Onana.
Chelsea are fourth in the Premier League and hold a three-point lead over Manchester United in the pursuit of a Champions League place.
Lampard's men will return to action on 21st June for their clash with Aston Villa before facing defending champions Manchester City four days later.
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