Liverpool linked midfielder Kai Havertz could sign a new contract and stay at Bayer Leverkusen next season, with an agreement similar to that penned at RB Leipzig by Timo Werner.

Havertz has been linked with a move away from Leverkusen this summer and until recently was expected to find his way out of the club on a big money deal.  


He has been linked with a host of top clubs including Bayern Munich, Liverpool and Juventus.

Leverkusen have been eyeing a fee north of the €100m figure, but with the Coronavirus pandemic casting doubt over big money deals in the summer, he could stay put and sign a new contract, according to German magazine Kicker.

The possibility of Havertz signing a new contract has been floated and, as with the deal Werner signed at RB Leipzig, it would contain a release clause.

No team are expected to spend figures such as €100m on any single player this summer, but a high double-digit release clause would make sure Havertz can go in the summer of 2021.

Signing a new contract could be an advantage for Havertz as he would pocket a pay rise and play in familiar surroundings ahead of Euro 2021.

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The midfielder has a contract until 2022, but he could extend it until 2023, ruling out a departure from the BayArena this summer.