By Daniel Davis For Mailonline
Published: 17:41 BST, 3 September 2020 | Updated: 17:41 BST, 3 September 2020
Kai Havertz sensationally favoured joining Real Madrid over Chelsea before the coronavirus pandemic shattered his hopes, according to reports.
The Bayer Leverkusen starlet is edging ever closer to a move to Stamford Bridge this summer after the Bundesliga club accepted an offer believed to be worth £89million.
But Marca have now claimed that Havertz was dreaming of heading to the Bernabeu instead, only for the financial fallout from the global health crisis to bring a premature end to the switch.
Kai Havertz sensationally favoured joining Real Madrid before his imminent Chelsea switch
Havertz's dream of playing under Zinedine Zidane was dashed due to the coronavirus crisis
The Spanish publication report