Chelsea readying new bid for Kai Havertz
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Chelsea readying new bid for Kai Havertz

Chelsea are reportedly ready to lodge a new bid for Bayer Leverkusen playmaker Kai Havertz. 

The youngster is atop the Blues' summer list, with the two clubs said to have already had initial talks. 

The German side are, however, holding out for €95 million, with the Blues said to be willing to fork out €70m for the 21-year-old. 

The Blues are also expected to up their pursuit of two other targets in Ben Chilwell and Thiago Silva, with the deals reportedly in the latter stages of completion. 

Frank Lampard has been busy this summer, bringing on board Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech as he assembles a competitive squad for next season. 

He is also expected to be in the market for a new goalkeeper, with the longterm future of Kepa Arrizabalaga in question.