Chelsea preparing move for Bayer Leverkusen attacking midfielder Florian Wirtz

Chelsea Football Club are eyeing a potential addition to their squad in the form of Bayer Leverkusen’s dynamic attacker, Florian Wirtz. Reports from Express suggest that the emerging talent from Germany has caught the attention of Chelsea’s scouting team as they look to address the gap left by Kai Havertz’s departure to Arsenal.

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Chelsea, known for their prior successful acquisition of Havertz from Bayer Leverkusen, now seeks to replicate that success with the acquisition of the highly promising Wirtz.

Wirtz, who has already displayed his footballing prowess, has an impressive track record of 86 appearances for Bayer Leverkusen, during which he has found the back of the net 16 times.

His consistent performances have not gone unnoticed, with his current market value standing at an impressive 85 million euros, according to

In addition to his club achievements, Wirtz has also made significant contributions on the international stage, representing Germany in a total of 12 matches. His performances for the national team have solidified his reputation as a top-tier attacking midfielder.

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However, Chelsea’s pursuit of Florian Wirtz is likely to face stiff competition, as both Barcelona and Bayern Munich have also expressed strong interest in securing the services of this free-scoring sensation. The battle for Wirtz’s signature promises to be a gripping and highly competitive affair among these football giants.

As Chelsea sets its sights on adding Florian Wirtz to their roster, the footballing world eagerly awaits the unfolding drama of the upcoming transfer window.

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The journey of Florian Wirtz from Bayer Leverkusen to a potential new destination is a narrative that is sure to captivate fans and experts alike, injecting an extra layer of excitement into the beautiful game.

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Enzo Cattaneo

Naples-born Enzo Cattaneo has spent more than a decade living in Madrid and writing about Spanish football, German football and the Premier League for various Spanish football websites and now he writes about World football for World Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers and rumours pretty much nonstop since the 2002 FIFA World Cup in South Korea.

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