Germany international Kai Havertz says joining Arsenal is ‘super exciting’ after completing his move from Chelsea.
The attacking midfielder completed the switch to the north London side on Wednesday evening in a deal reportedly worth £65 million.
Havertz enjoyed a three-year stay at Stamford Bridge following his move from Bayer Leverkusen for £71m.
The 24-year-old, who scored nine goals for Chelsea last season, has now joined Mikel Arteta’s team on a long-term contract, signing a deal until 2028.
“It’s super exciting for me personally,” Havertz said after completing the transfer.
“I’m so glad to join this amazing club. This club has such a big history, and I hope we can achieve lots of things, and I’m just looking forward to meeting all the players, the staff, and yeah, it’s going to be exciting.”
In a statement on his social media channels, Havertz said it was “with a heavy heart” that he was saying goodbye to Chelsea’s fans.
“A big thank you for all your support, we achieved a dream of winning the Champions League together,” he added.
During his three years stay at Chelsea, Havertz scored 19 goals in 91 Premier League appearances and netted the winner in the 2021 Champions League final against Manchester City.