Chelsea: Timo Werner signed

Chelsea: Timo Werner signed

RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner has agreed on personal terms with Chelsea in a 53,000,000 euros transfer. 

He will remain at the German club for the rest of the Bundesliga season and will link up with new team-mates in July.

One of the brightest young strikers in Europe, Werner is famous for his pace, agility, link-up play, and finishing skills. 

In RBL, he was most often been deployed in a front two striker position, but he can also play out wide in a front three or as the central striker. 

Werner is currently enjoying the best season of his career yet, having already scored 32 goals and registered 13 assists in 43 appearances in all competitions. 

After finding the net again against Fortuna Dusseldorf last night, he has two games remaining this season to improve on those numbers.

Werner said: ‘I am delighted to be signing for Chelsea, it is a very proud moment for me to be joining this great club. "

"I of course want to thank RB Leipzig, the club and the fans, for four fantastic years. You will forever be in my heart. "

"I look forward to next season with my new team-mates, my new manager and of course the Chelsea fans. Together we have a very successful future ahead of us." 

Marina Granovskaia added: "We are very excited that Timo Werner has chosen to join Chelsea."

" He is a player who was coveted all over Europe and it is no surprise, he has that rare mix of being young and exciting and yet established and proven. "

"We can’t wait to have Timo on board, but until then we wish him and RB Leipzig all the best for the rest of this season.'


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