The 21-year-old returned to training on Thursday to prepare for the unprecedented mini-tournament in North Rhine-Westphalia, where all remaining games will be completed.
Contradictory reports indicate that Havertz will not contest the second leg of Leverkusen’s round of 16 against Rangers and all subsequent games and would instead like to advance to Chelsea.
This would be comparable to Werner’s decision at RB Leipzig, in which the striker scored a double in his last Bundesliga game to become the club’s goal scorer before retiring from the Champions League.
However, the blues can only provide medical treatment when the attacker has played his last game for the club. It remains to be seen whether Leverkusen and the player himself risk an injury that could jeopardize a transfer.
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