Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich have just lately proven their curiosity within the signing of Chelsea’s Kai Havertz. The German, who made his title in Bundesliga with Bayer Leverkusen has emerged on the radars of the Bavarians as they give the impression of being to bolster their attacking choices. Nonetheless, the midfielder himself has addressed the rumours in his interview with Sky Sports activities Germany.
Havertz was part of Chelsea’s colossal 2020 summer season enterprise, when the membership had landed Timo Werner, Ben Chilwell, Hakim Ziyech, Edouard Mendy and Thiago Silva alongside the Leverkusen star. The Blues splashed a whopping £72 million on the acquisition of Havertz, who had simply racked up 18 targets and 9 assists in 45 video games within the 19/20 season. Nonetheless, his big-money transfer to West London has turned out to be a sore one, usually linking him with an exit.
Kai Havertz touted as Robert Lewandowski alternative by Bayern
Bayern Munich misplaced one in every of their biggest gamers this summer season in Robert Lewandowski after he left for FC Barcelona. The striker’s departure created an enormous void at Allianz Area as they introduced in Liverpool’s Sadio Mane to fill in. Whereas the Senegalese possesses huge expertise, at 30-years-old he can’t be touted as a long-term alternative of the Pole at Bayern.
Furthermore, Mane has penned a short-term contract, a three-year deal which runs until the summer season of 2025. In consequence, the German facet needs a long-term resolution for his or her striker place and therefore have registered curiosity in Kai Havertz. Whereas the 23-year-old is a pure attacking midfielder, he can function as a center-forward as nicely. Since becoming a member of Chelsea, Havertz has been deployed as a center-forward for 40 video games, which have reaped 14 targets and 4 assists from him.
Equally, Bayern plan to make use of him as their center-forward and are able to snap him up. Furthermore, his expertise of plying commerce in Germany is useful as nicely since Havertz has 36 targets and 25 assists in 118 Bundesliga video games. However, he himself has now laughed-off the curiosity from Bayern in his latest interview with Sky Sports activities Germany. Havertz stated: “I heard about it [Bayern Munich rumours] on Instagram [laughs]. I can not say something about it – there was nothing in any respect. There have been no talks.”
As evident, the 23-year-old versatile participant will not be but able to return to his homeland regardless of having a mediocre stint to date with the West Londoners. Havertz has earlier reiterated as nicely that he needs to succeed at Stamford Bridge after the membership had shelled out £72 million on him. He has considerably repaid the worth tag after scoring the winner in membership’s 1-0 Champions League remaining win over Manchester Metropolis.
A transfer to Bayern nonetheless appears extremely unlikely for the time being since Chelsea take into account Kai Havertz an integral a part of their undertaking underneath Thomas Tuchel. Whereas he nonetheless has not peaked because of much less aim contributions over his two seasons on the Bridge, Havertz has the potential to achieve the Premier League.
However considerations nonetheless stay since Tuchel’s stance is unclear over the Germany worldwide’s place in his beginning eleven. The previous PSG coach needs a correct center-forwar since shedding each Romelu Lukaku [on loan] and Timo Werner’s everlasting sale to RB Leipzig.
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