Chelsea turned down Arsenal’s initial proposal for Kai Havertz, but the player is keen to make the move across London.

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Chelsea turn down Arsenal’s opening bid for Kai Havertz

Arsenal are looking at signing Declan Rice from West Ham for a cost that could top £100m ($128m), and they are also interested in Southampton’s Romeo Lavia.

According to Matt Law, Gunners boss Mikel Arteta has targeted a deal for Kai Havertz as he attempts to restructure his attack, but the first proposal has been rejected.

Arsenal are still in talks with Chelsea about bringing the Germany international to the club. According to reports, Havertz is keen to make the move, and negotiations are ongoing.

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Kai Havertz played 47 games and scored nine goals for Chelsea last season. However, the team needs to downsize its squad. The new head coach Mauricio Pochettino is prepared to oversee a clearout,

It remains to be seen whether the Champions League winner, who scored the decisive goal in the final against Manchester City, will be one of the players to leave Stamford Bridge, although Arsenal appear keen to sign him.

Negotiations will continue, and Arsenal will hope to reach a deal shortly.