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German Star Could Bank Up To R163m After Chelsea Transfer

Chelsea's record signing Kai Havertz is reportedly set for a significant pay day following his move to England from Bayer Leverkusen.

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German magazine Sport Bild has reported that a clause was included during transfer negotiations that would allow him to bank 10% of the transfer fee, which was reported to be £75 million (R1.6 billion).

Bayer Leverkusen had initially wanted £90 million (R1.9 billion) outright, but Chelsea negotiated more add-ons to get to a lower initial fee, meaning that both the player and club would not get as much as they may have first expected.

If Havertz banked 10% of the £75 million, he would get a bonus of £7.5 million (R163 million). However, it is also being claimed that the midfielder had to forfeit a large chunk of the bonus in order to speed up the move, although he would still pocket a decent sum.

The Germany star has already joined up with the Blues as their pre-season preparations continue, and could be in line to make his Chelsea debut next week.

Frank Lampard's side will get their Premier League season underway against Brighton & Hove Albion on Monday, 14 September.

Read: Man Utd Star 'Agrees' Terms With Serie A Giants

The London side has undergone a major overhaul in the current transfer window, and Havertz could be one of a number of new signings who could make his debut for the club.

Do you think Havertz will be one of the stars of the Premier League in the upcoming season? Let us know in the comments section below.

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