Chelsea star ‘set to arrive’ at Arsenal after £65m deal confirmed

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Chelsea star Kai Havertz close to joing Arsenal after undergoing Arsenal medical.

Chelsea star Kai Havertz has completed the first part of his Arsenal medical and closing in on sealing a move from Chelsea to the north London club in the coming hours.

The Gunners have agreed to pay Chelsea £65million for the player who scored the winning goal when Chelsea won the Champions League in 2021.

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The Blues are undergoing a massive restructuring after enduring their worst league campaign in more than 25 years last season, finishing in 12th and missing out on any kind of European football.

Graham Potter who had been brought in to change the style of play and re-set the culture at the club failed miserably while caretaker manager Frank Lampard didn’t do any better.

The mass exodus of players has been led by the exit of N’Golo Kante, with the likes of Kalidou Koulibaly and Hakim Ziyech all primed to join him in Saudi Arabia. In contrast to Chelsea, Arsenal had a brilliant season where they just missed out on their first Premier League title to a formidable Manchester City side.

They have wasted little time in adding to the team and the arrival of Kai Havertz is expected to kick start a summer where they have also been strongly linked with West Ham United’s Declan Rice.

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Chelsea also have the situation of Mason Mount to deal with, the midfielder has been linked with Manchester United, but the Blues have turned down two bids from Erik ten Hag’s side, valuing the player around £ 65million despite he having just a year left on his deal.

The imminent exit of Kai Havertz is now expected to create the funds and space for Chelsea to go all out for a new midfielder, having been linked to Moisés Caicedo from Brighton.

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