The Evening Standard

Chelsea dealt Kai Havertz transfer delay as Bayer Leverkusen stand firm during talks

July 30, 2020

Bayer Leverkusen insist Chelsea target Kai Havertz will not be sold before their Europa League campaign ends next month.

Frank Lampard wants to wrap up a deal for Havertz so the 21-year-old has more time to settle in west London and prepare for the start of next season in September.

But Leverkusen director Rudi Voller has said it is “set in stone” that Havertz will play in the climax of the Europa League.

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