Kai Havertz will NOT leave Bayer Leverkusen ahead of Europa League race, insists manager Rudi Voller

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Kai Havertz will not leave Bayer Leverkusen until their Europa League trip ends next month, club manager Rudi Voller insists.

The 21-year-old is now Chelsea’s main target this summer following the arrivals of Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner, with a £ 90million transfer pending.

However, with Leverkusen taking a 3-1 lead in their Europa League last 16 second leg against Rangers on August 6, former Germany international Voller insists his valuable asset will be available throughout. its European race in August.

Kai Havertz will be available for Bayer Leverkusen’s entire route in the Europa League

Club manager Rudi Voller added Chelsea will have to pay Havertz's full value this summer

Club manager Rudi Voller added Chelsea will have to pay Havertz’s full value this summer

When asked if Havertz would be available, Voller told a German store Kicker: “It’s set in stone. There is no new position.

Additionally, Voller says Frank Lampard’s side will have to pay Havertz’s full value if they want to buy the German this summer.

“There will be no ‘corona bonus’, he said before admitting,’ It doesn’t matter who the player is, it’s a special transfer window. “

While Havertz’s valuation currently stands at around £ 90million, Chelsea hope to be able to lower that asking price to around £ 70million in the coming weeks.

Havertz himself, meanwhile, is reportedly sold on Chelsea’s vision under Lampard, after speaking with Antonio Rudiger and new boy Werner, who has just completed his first training session with the Blues, according to football London.

The 21-year-old is currently training with Leverkusen, ahead of the Rangers clash next Thursday.

The 21-year-old reportedly sold for working under Chelsea manager Frank Lampard

Havertz (right) trains with his teammates ahead of their draw against Rangers

Havertz (right) trains with his teammates ahead of their draw against Rangers

As Chelsea qualified for next season’s Champions League this weekend, Leverkusen missed out on qualifying for the Champions League via his Bundesliga position, finishing fifth.

But the Europa League gives them one last chance to enter Europe’s premier club competition next season.

Chelsea are also still in European competition, but must overcome a 3-0 first-leg deficit against Bayern Munich in their 16th Champions League second leg on August 8.

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