Germany forward Kai Havertz has officially joined Arsenal from Chelsea in a transfer deal worth approximately £65m. The 24-year-old has committed to a long-term agreement at Emirates Stadium, marking his return to London after three years with the Blues, who acquired him from Bayer Leverkusen for £71m.
While Havertz’s initial fee stands at £65m, it may increase due to potential add-ons. The talented forward, who scored nine goals for Chelsea in the previous season, boasts an overall record of 19 goals in 91 Premier League appearances. Notably, he clinched the winning goal in the 2021 Champions League final against Manchester City.
Havertz’s arrival at Arsenal aligns with Mikel Arteta’s strategy to reinforce the team following their qualification for the Champions League after a six-year absence. In a heartfelt statement shared on his social media platforms, Havertz expressed his gratitude to Chelsea’s fans, bidding them farewell. He acknowledged their unwavering support and emphasized their collective accomplishment of winning the Champions League.
Subsequently, in an interview featured on Arsenal’s website, Havertz articulated his ambition to achieve success and secure trophies with his new club.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Kai Havertz
Who did Arsenal sign in a £65m deal from Chelsea?
Arsenal signed German forward Kai Havertz in a £65m deal from Chelsea.
How many goals has Kai Havertz scored for Germany?
Kai Havertz has scored 13 goals in 37 appearances for the German national team.
What was the transfer fee for Kai Havertz?
The transfer fee for Kai Havertz from Chelsea to Arsenal was approximately £65m, which could potentially increase with add-ons.
How many goals did Kai Havertz score for Chelsea last season?
Kai Havertz scored nine goals for Chelsea in the previous season.
In which Champions League final did Kai Havertz score the winning goal?
Kai Havertz scored the winning goal for Chelsea in the 2021 Champions League final against Manchester City.