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Kai Havertz reveals Timo Werner’s amazing campaign to get him to join him at Chelsea ahead of summer transfer to Blues

TIMO WERNER tried to convince Kai Havertz to sign for Chelsea with messages 'every day', the midfielder has revealed.

The Blues agreed a £47.5million deal to land Werner in June and he was determined to see German pal Havertz follow suit.

The presence of Werner and fellow countryman Antonio Rudiger was important for the youngster in deciding to sign for Chelsea.

The 21-year-old told the club YouTube channel: "[It helped] a lot, I knew him from before and in the national team we are very good friends.

"When I got the news that he was changing clubs, we messaged every day.

"And he always said to me I could come [too]. It was every day.

"Of course, it's easier for me. I have some German-speaking players here like Timo, Toni Rudiger, [Christian] Pulisic and [Matteo] Kovacic also speak German."

Indeed, Rudiger was previously said to have played a major role in persuading Werner to trade RB Leipzig for West London.

The defender, along with Petr Cech, talked up life at Chelsea before he committed to the switch.

Werner has hit the ground running at Stamford Bridge but the same cannot be said of £62m man Havertz.

A hat-trick against Barnsley and Premier League strike past Southampton count as his only goals so far.

But, speaking back in November, his national team pal assured fans that he will become a star.

Werner said: "A bit like me, we have talked a lot about settling in and he feels he is very happy to be here.

"In a lot of games he has shown what he can do, what he can bring to the team.

"For Kai it is very important to score, but I think what you can see in his game, he is about a lot more than scoring goals as a midfield player. He plays a lot of key passes, makes a lot of movement for other players.

"He is very talented and feels good. He will get better and better, like me he has come to a new country, language and style of football and has to learn."

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