Kai Havertz has scored 19 targets in 91 Premier League appearances for Chelsea.© AFP
Arsenal are set to signal Chelsea ahead Kai Havertz after reportedly agreeing a 65 million kilos ($82 million) charge for the German on Wednesday. Havertz can be allowed to debate contract phrases and bear a medical at Arsenal after their London rivals accepted the profitable provide. The 24-year-old has emerged as a high goal for the Gunners in current weeks as they appear to enhance a squad that completed second within the Premier League final season. After three inconsistent years with Chelsea, Havertz is on target to develop into Arsenal’s first signing of the close-season.
It’s believed Chelsea’s house owners wish to keep away from letting gamers enter the ultimate two years of their offers and Havertz, whose contract runs out in 2025, has not agreed an extension.
Mateo Kovacic left Chelsea for treble winners Manchester Metropolis on Wednesday, whereas N’Golo Kante has agreed to signal for Saudi Arabian facet Al-Ittihad.
Having joined Chelsea from Bayer Leverkusen in 2020, Havertz has scored 19 targets in 91 Premier League appearances.
Regardless of some erratic ending and diffident performances at instances, Havertz will at all times have a spot in Chelsea followers’ hearts after scoring the winner of their Champions League closing victory towards Manchester Metropolis in 2021.
That was by far the excessive level of Havertz’s time in west London.
After Chelsea’s dismal type over the past yr, that includes 9 targets in 47 video games for Havertz, the German will hope his impending transfer throughout the capital supplies a extra secure surroundings to flourish in.
By providing such a considerable charge for Havertz, Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has proven be believes the ahead is able to being a key member of his assault on a weekly foundation.