Arsenal star Bellerin and Tottenham’s Aurier both transfer targets for Leverkusen after Havertz seals Chelsea move
BAYER LEVERKUSEN are ready to splash the £62million from Chelsea for Kai Havertz – with stars at Tottenham and Arsenal in their sights according to reports.
The German Bundesliga outfit have targeted Tottenham right-back Serge Aurier and Gunners' wantaway star full-back Hector Bellerin.
Leverkusen had wanted £90m for attacker Havertz, only for Chelsea director of football Marina Granovskaia to barter them down.
They paid £62m up front with £8m more in add-ons, cutting £20m off the price tag.
That gives the Germans cash to burn right now.
And Leverkusen will quickly spend that money as they target a top four spot in Germany and a place in the Champions League in the 2021/22 season.
Aurier will lose his first-team spot at Spurs to new £15m signing from Wolves Matt Doherty this season.
Tottenham are looking to recoup some of the £25m they paid Paris Saint-Germain for the 27-year-old Ivory Coast captain.
Bellerin is another target and Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta already has some options at right-back.
The Telegraph claim Leverkusen have targeted the Spanish defender.
North Londoners Arsenal may want as much as £35m for Bellerin, 25.
He only signed a six-and-a-half year deal in 2016, so is contracted until 2023.
That could make Aurier a cheaper and more attractive option for the Germans.
The African, whose brother was murdered in France this year, could go for as little as £17m.
That would give Spurs boss Jose Mourinho more cash to strengthen, with a striker, winger and a left-back thought to be his top targets.
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