Chelsea have broken their transfer record to sign highly rated attacker Kai Havertz from Bayer Leverkusen in the German Bundesliga.
Kai Havertz is widely regarded as the best young prospect in German football and the Blues have wasted no time in snapping him up on a long-term contract ahead of the new season.
According to Sky Sports, Chelsea have paid €85m (£75.8m) for Kai Havertz to make the 21-year-old their most expensive player ever ahead of goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga.
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The Spanish shot stopper became the most expensive player in the history of Chelsea when he moved to Stamford Bridge from Athletic Bilbao for £71m two years ago.
As part of the Kai Havertz deal, Chelsea will send new recruit Malang Sarr on loan for the season.
Malang Sarr, 21, is one of the seven players signed by Chelsea this summer having joined on a free transfer at the end of his contract at Nice.
Kai Havertz is the seventh signing of this summer at Chelsea.
The other players signed by the Blues this summer include free agent Thiago Silva, English left-back Ben Chilwell, Moroccan international star Hakim Ziyech, Xavier Mbuyemba and Timo Werner.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is still in the market to further boost his squad with his sights set on the goalkeeping position.
West Ham United fans want Frank Lampard sacked, Know why
From all indications, West Ham United fans are interested in seeing Chelsea boss Frank Lampard sacked as the club manager.
The reason for this is to have the club keep their prized asset, Declan Rice as the Chelsea boss is desperately out to land him to the Stamford Bridge in the coming transfer window.
Speaking in West Ham Way podcast, @ExWHUemployee revealed that the former Chelsea midfielder is the man behind the move for Declan Rice as he is the reason why the Blues want him and West Ham United fans do not want to lose the midfielder either.
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According to him, Frank Lampard’s job is currently being threatened because of the bad results so far this season and the only way he will not secure the signature of Declan Rice is to get sacked.
@ExWHUemployee, who is familiar with the happenings at West Ham United confessed that he cannot guarantee whether a new manager at the Stamford Bridge will want to land Declan Rice at the moment but he is confident that the Blues would not have been in the chase of the player if not for the former England international.
Howbeit, Frank Lampard failed to deliver a win again when his team faced Man United on Saturday evening as the game ended in a goalless draw.
Chelsea fans now know who to hold responsible for their bad results
Former Chelsea defender Tim Cahill has stated that Kai Havertz and Hakim Ziyech should be held responsible for costing the Blues points since the beginning of the season.
The West London outfit have been inconsistent since the start of the Premier League seasons after dropping some points with the former defender insisting that the two new signings should be held responsible.
The Blues team invested about £108 million in acquiring the signature of the two players but they are yet to deliver the expected performances for Frank Lampard’s team.
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Tim Cahill insists that the duo have been overindulgent with the ball at their feet as they spent more time with their tricks to dribble past 10 players instead of working with the team to ensure victory.
He stressed that the individual mistakes and errors for not focusing for 95 minutes. The former defender stressed that they need to know when to dribble and when not to if the team must get the desired result.
However, Kai Havertz has been able to score once and handed two assists from the five Premier League matches handed to him in the past. He was also in action against Man United on Saturday evening and failed to deliver a win for the Blues.
This revelation about Lionel Messi will humble Arsenal fans
Arsenal fans might have to lower their pride with the latest report that claims they were not the only club to have made an attempt or had the opportunity of signing the “World’s best player”, Lionel Messi in the past.
The media have been flooded with reports that the Argentine international was supposed to be an Arsenal player when he was much younger but for the little challenges that discouraged the move.
It was reported that the North London outfit, Arsenal were only able to secure a clearance for Cesc Fabregas and Hector Bellerin in that Barcelona raid.
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However, it has been revealed that at a particular point in time, the likes of West London outfit Chelsea, Man City as well as Rangers also made an attempt to land the Barcelona star in the past.
While Chelsea Approached the Argentinean international when he was much younger, Manchester City and Rangers also had the same opportunity to land Lionel Messi in the past but of course, he was destined to stay with the Catalans.
Howbeit, Lionel Messi would not have made a better decision of staying with Barcelona as he can boast of 334 trophies, including ten La Liga titles, four Champions League titles, and six Copa del Rey.