STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Bayer Leverkusen forward Kai Havertz left the Germany national team of workers practicing camp on Friday to are trying and full his transfer to Chelsea.
Leverkusen sports activities director Rudi Voeller said Havertz is traveling to London “so that Kai can now style issues out on the bottom in London with our reinforce.”
Germany coach Joachim Löw said he expected Havertz to imprint for Chelsea rapidly.
“We knew that now, this day or the following day, the last little print were intended to be sorted out in his contract with Chelsea,” Löw said in a video on the German soccer federation web establish of residing, adding that Havertz “positively desires to purchase this step.”
Havertz used to be an unused change when Germany performed a 1-1 draw with Spain on Thursday in the International locations League. Löw said he used to be attentive to risking the transfer if Havertz performed and used to be injured.
The signing of Havertz would likely full an overhaul by Chelsea that has additionally considered striker Timo Werner, winger Hakim Ziyech, heart back Thiago Silva and left back Ben Chilwell transfer to the English club.
“We’re attentive to the importance of this for Bayer 04 Leverkusen and Kai and desire to methodology this responsibly,” Germany’s national team of workers popular supervisor Oliver Bierhoff said. “On the identical time it is an honor and a distinction for German football when young German gamers are in query at high world clubs.”
Havertz last performed for Leverkusen in the quarterfinals of the Europa League on Aug. 10, scoring in a 2-1 loss to Inter Milan. Leverkusen coach Peter Bosz has said he doesn’t query to possess Havertz readily available for the new season.