Chelsea star Kai Havertz has been coy about his future, implying that he would be open to reuniting with former manager Thomas Tuchel.
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With his latest comments, Chelsea star Kai Havertz has hinted that a move to Bayern Munich could be on the cards in the near future.
Havertz joined Chelsea in 2020 for a then-record fee of £72 million, as the Blues flexed their spending muscles during a busy summer transfer window.
The German has struggled to capture the imagination on a consistent basis, but his 2021 Champions League final strike will live on in Chelsea history.
The 23-year-old in a recent interview about where his future lay and whether he would follow his former manager back to the Bundesliga now that Thomas Tuchel is at Bayern Munich.
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The German said in a letter to Bild “Bayern are generally a huge club that it’s hard to say no to as a German player, but my personal goal has always been to play abroad at some point. In England or Spain.
“I had a very good relationship with [Tuchel] and am very grateful for everything.
“You never know what will happen in football. Everything can happen very quickly. Never say never.”
Kai Havertz has been a favourite under Graham Potter, but with plenty of competition for spots, it wouldn’t be surprising if he left. The attacker has a similar profile to Joao Felix, who is expected to join after a loan spell, and the incoming Christopher Nkunku, despite his 19 goals in over 80 Premier League appearances.
Chelsea are expected to sell Mason Mount this summer following a contract issue. Reece James has also been linked with a move away from west London, with Real Madrid interested.