According to BILD information, Timo Werner’s move from Leipzig’s Timo Werner to England club Chelsea is done. The striker has already signed a contract on untill 2025. The reports say the total fee is about €53m(£47.5m).
Werner, who was also on Liverpool and Manchester City’s radar, should become the new face of the young Chelsea team. Chelsea coach Frank Lampard was in Leipzig before the Corona break, and also convinced Werner of joining the Blues on many phone calls.
After four very strong years at RB (93 goals in 157 games), Werner takes the delightful step into the strongest league in the world.
Before that, however, the Swabian wants to say goodbye to the Champions League qualification in Leipzig, two points from the last two games (Dortmund, Augsburg) are still needed.
Then chapter RB for Werner is over. He does not plan to play the Champions League quarter-final with Leipzig in August, but instead will concentrate fully on his new job in London.
Chelsea Football Club has reached an agreement with RB Leipzig to sign Timo Werner.
The 24-year-old has agreed personal terms with the Blues, and will remain at the German club for the rest of the Bundesliga season. He will link up with his new team-mates in July, subject to passing a medical examination.
One of the most feared young strikers in Europe, Werner is renowned for his pace, movement, link-up play and finishing ability. At Leipzig he has most often been deployed in a front two, but he can also play out wide in a front three or as the central striker.