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Bayern accept defeat in Havertz pursuit

Kai Havertz, Bayer Leverkusen
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Bayern Munich will most probably refrain from making any further additions to their squad in the summer, confirms Uli Hoeness.

One of the most promising talents in world football right now, Kai Havertz has actively been linked with a transfer away from Bayer Leverkusen.

Chelsea are understood to be leading his chase, with negotiations over a potential transfer rumored to be at an advanced stage.

Bayern Munich were also believed to be one of the many European heavyweights interested in acquiring the services of the talented attacking midfielder.

However, the German giants recently shelled out close to €50 million to land Leroy Sane from Manchester City.

Keeping that in mind on top of the fact that the pandemic has affected the club’s finances, honorary president Uli Hoeness has ruled out any more summer signing for Bayern.

“I am sure that after Leroy Sane there will be no major transfers this year,” Hoeness told German newspaper FAZ.

“That has nothing to do with the quality of Havertz. We all think he is a very, very good player.

“But in the Corona period after a transfer of almost 50 million, one of 70, 80 million or more I can’t imagine making unless we secure counter-financing through player sales.”