Chelsea are ‘putting the final touches’ on a move for RB Leipzig forward Timo Werner, according to a report.
Chelsea are supposedly ‘putting the final touches’ on a move for RB Leipzig forward Timo Werner
The 24- year-old has actually remained in outstanding form for his Bundesliga club during the 2019-20 campaign, scoring 31 times and registering 13 assists in 42 appearances in all competitions.
Liverpool were long believed to be the favourites for the Germany international, however Chelsea have actually given that relocated to the head of the line for the striker, who has a ₤53 m release provision in his existing offer.
According to The Telegraph, the Blues are now ‘in sophisticated talks’ with Leipzig over the structure of the transfer, and there is a belief that a statement will soon be made.
Tammy Abraham has actually scored 13 Premier League goals for Frank Lampard‘s side this season, however Olivier Giroud and Michy Batshuayi have actually struggled to contribute during the 2019-20 campaign and might both look for pastures new during this summer’s transfer window.
Chelsea – currently 4th in the Premier League table – will resume their season against relegation-threatened Aston Vacation home on June 21.