Chelsea have completed the signing of Kai Havertz from Bayer Leverkusen.
The 21-year-old moves to Stamford Bridge in a £62million deal plus add ons following weeks of negotiations between both clubs.
The German forward left international duty on Friday to fly to London and complete a medical before putting pen to paper on a five-year contract.
His transfer makes him Chelsea's sixth signing of an astonishing summer window of business for the club.
His capture is somewhat of a coup for Chelsea, given Havertz had been attracting interest from the likes of Liverpool, Man Utd, Man City and Real Madrid.
The German FA and national team bosses helped to facilitate his transfer by allowing him to sit out of Thursday's clash with Spain as a precaution to avoid him getting injured.
The deal takes Chelsea's spending over the £200m mark after mega-money deals for Timo Werner, Hakim Ziyech and Ben Chilwell, plus the free transfers of Thiago Silva and Malang Sarr.
Havertz was Leverkusen's standout player last season, scoring 18 goals in 45 appearances.
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Whilst he was used predominantly as a central striker towards the end of the campaign, Havertz is able to play out wide as well as in midfield.
Despite his young years he has made quite the impression at Leverkusen, whom he made his debut for at the previous league record age of 17 years and 126 days.
The club's chief executive Rudi Voller said earlier this summer: "We've had many good players through the history of the club at Bayer Leverkusen, but Kai Havertz is the best of them all."
And he has been tipped for success under Frank Lampard by the Chelsea boss' former teammate and ex-Germany international Michael Ballack.
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"I firmly believe that Lampard would be 100 per cent behind Havertz," Ballack told Bild last month. "He likes players who are very dangerous in front of goal and there aren’t many of those.
"Havertz is a player that Lampard would help further develop, not least because he himself was a midfielder with an eye for goal, who was always moving into dangerous areas, looking to finish off a chance."
Havertz is expected to link back up with the Germany squad ahead of Sunday's fixture with Switzerland but could make his Chelsea debut in their season curtain raiser at Brighton.
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