Manchester United, Liverpool, Bayern Munich and Barcelona are the four clubs who are keeping tabs on Bayer Leverkusen attacking midfielder Kai Havertz, according to reports in the UK.
The 20-year-old was in impressive form for his club on Monday night as he scored a brace in a 4-1 win over Werder Bremen. Despite his performances though, fans on Twitter have questioned whether the Red Devils would need the German international:
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— ً (@ReaIizx) May 19, 2020
Great player but we don’t need him. We have… pic.twitter.com/luBmMRLEXp
— hazz🥱 (@dontgeteed) May 19, 2020
Can't see it happening imo. Priority is Sancho and it's been clear for ages the club want Grealish as the creative midfielder.
— Daniel (@UtdApollo) May 19, 2020
I'll take him over grealish tbh.
— Bolaa💦 (@Bolahimself) May 19, 2020
We have Bruno, no need for Havertz
— MUFCPoni (@MufcPoni) May 19, 2020
No need of him tbh
— RitvikSoni (@soni_ritvik) May 19, 2020
Doesn’t fit into our system, he’s more of a second striker then an attacking midfielder
— Ben (@benrf17) May 19, 2020
Havertz is miles ahead of Grealish, hope there's some base to this report
— vindictive bitch (@hasnarona) May 19, 2020
Bayern Bound surely
— RGC (@RGC_BigMouth) May 19, 2020
He will cost far too much for someone who wouldn't start for us, no sense in getting him unless we sell Pogba
— Serb Devil 🇷🇸 (on loan to Freiburg) (@UtdMattS) May 19, 2020
There is no doubt that Havertz is an outstanding young talent but, it does appear that Leverkusen would be holding out for a very large fee for the player.
Reports have suggested that the Bundesliga side won’t consider offers below €100m, and if that is indeed the case, United will probably seek out other targets with a sizeable portion of their transfer budget likely to be devoted to signing Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho.
In an ideal world, Havertz would probably be a better alternative to Jack Grealish or James Maddison but his price is likely to be too steep.