Chelsea and Bayer Leverkusen made a breakthrough in the talks for German sensation Kai Havertz after their bid was accepted. The blues will pay €80M + €20M add ons as final fee. Last details and paperwork are being finalised before a medical in West London this week. Havertz will join on 5-year deal.
Leicester fullback Ben Chilwell is on his way to Chelsea after a deal was agreed with Leicester last week. The 23 year old underwent a medical checks on his heel injury in London and is set to be out for at least three weeks. Chilwell’s transfer fee is set to be in the region of £50m. Chilwell will be announced as a Chelsea player anytime.
Brazil centre-back Thiago Silva will join Chelsea on a free transfer. The deal for the 35 year old has been agreed between the Blues and his agents. He will sign a 1 year contract + option of another that can be triggered by either side. The former PSG captain is scheduled to undergo medical this week.
In what is already a busy week at Cobham training ground could also see Chelsea complete another free transfer. France U-21 defender Malang Sarr is close to joining on a four year contract. Sarr has been a free agent since his contract with French side Nice expired at the end of June. Chelsea plan to send him out on loan after they complete his signing.