Kai Havertz has apparently made a decision about his future: he wants to be loud sky remain in London but switch to city rivals Arsenal.
In addition to the Gunners, Real Madrid and FC Bayern Munich are said to have been interested in the versatile offensive player from Chelsea when they were looking for a centre-forward. But according to the report, Havertz has now opted for an inner-city move to Arsenal after successful contract negotiations with the Gunners.
After Havertz and the Gunners agree, all that remains is for the two clubs to agree. A first offer from Arsenal earlier in the week is said to have already been rejected. The Blues are now apparently waiting for an improved offer from their city rivals.
And the transfer fee could be tough: according to reports from England, the Blues want 70 million pounds (around 82 million euros) for Havertz. In some cases, up to 87 million euros are even being discussed. To the sky-According to the report, an agreement on a transfer package in the order of 80 million euros – including possible bonus payments – is expected.
The Havertz deal could be the second transfer duel of the summer that FC Bayern Munich loses to the Premier League runners-up. The German record champions also competed with Arsenal at West Ham United’s Declan Rice – but the Gunners apparently also win the poker game for the defensive midfielder.