Newcastle United could really stamp their authority on some of the best European giants by beating them to the signature of Kai Havertz in the upcoming summer transfer window, as a claim emerged from Christian Falk on his official Twitter page.
Because of many requests. True: Kai Havertz can imagine to play for @ChelseaFC. True: there are already talks. But: @ChelseaFC is not the one and only Club for Havertz @realmadrid @FCBarcelona @ManUtd @FCBayern @NUFC
— Christian Falk (@cfbayern) June 11, 2020
Falk is Head of Football at German media outlet Bild and he mentioned in his tweet that Chelsea, Real Madrid, Barcelona, Manchester United and Bayern Munich could be other possible destinations for Havertz as well as the Tyneside club.
The attacking midfielder can apparently imagine playing for Frank Lampard at Stamford Bridge and there have allegedly already been talks between the two teams, but that should not stop Amanda Staveley’s Saudi Arabia-led consortium from at least competing money-wise if the proposed takeover in the northeast is eventually approved by the Premier League.
Havertz was recently described as a great player by Liverpool manager and fellow German Jurgen Klopp on Sky Germany (via Sky Sports), which is a high praise from the coach who could be set to claim the Premier League title this season.
The £72.9m-valued ace has also been enjoying a relatively impressive 2019/20 campaign so far, scoring 15 goals and supplying eight assists in all competitions for Bayer Leverkusen, according to Transfermarkt.
Indeed, if the Magpies were to beat all of these European heavyweights to the signing of Havertz, then it would be a real statement of intent given his already established pedigree in the footballing world. However, the takeover will surely need to be completed first of all before any serious bids happen.
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