Chelsea has reached a final agreement with the German club, Leipzig, for their striker Timo Werner for 45 million pounds.
Werner will be playing for the blues on a five-year contract that worth over 170,000 pounds per week, He will move to England after the German Bundesliga is over.
The 24-year-old Werner becomes the second player that Chelsea will sign after Ajax player, Ziyech hakim was signed. Chelsea is also after the Bayer Leverkusen winger kai havert. Leicester City left-back Ben Chilwell is also one of the players frank Lampard has in mind for signing ahead of the next premier league campaign.
After a lot of big European clubs coming for Werner, Chelsea has been the conqueror of all after they finally complete the signing of the German striker.
Timo Werner shared his happiness when speaking to the Chelsea website. He said, I am very happy to be a Chelsea signing, it’s a proud thing to be part of the Chelsea team.
To everyone at @ChelseaFC :
I’m incredibly happy to be joining the Blues next season! It feels like the right step for me and I am delighted to become a part of Chelsea FC. Really looking forward to playing for such a fantastic and historic club!
See you soon Chelsea fans! 👋 pic.twitter.com/WLcagJCHWt
— Timo Werner (@TimoWerner) June 18, 2020
“I really want to thank RB Leipzig. It’s been four years and it was fantastic. You all will be in my heart forever.
I look forward to next season with my new team players, the Chelsea fans and my new manager. We have a better and successful future ahead.
Leipzig also gave a send-off message to Timo Werner.
— RB Leipzig English (@RBLeipzig_EN) June 18, 2020
Werner who has the ability to play any position in the frontline has had a total of 157 appearances for Leipzig. He has also scored a total of 93 goals and making a total of 40 assists.
The Bundesliga season is still ongoing and Werner will be featuring for Leipzig until the league is over. He will be joining his new club by July.
Chelsea director Welcomes Timo Werner
The blues director Marina Granovskaia said while speaking to Chelsea website, the team is very happy that Timo Werner has made his decision to join Chelsea
He is a player that was coveted all over Europe and it’s not surprising. We can’t wait to have Timo in the team but before then we wish him and Leipzig the best of the season conclusion.