Timo Werner agrees to join Chelsea from RB Leipzig


The 24-year-old Germany worldwide has been linked with Liverpool and said he was "proud" of that association.

Liverpool and Inter have both been heavily linked with making moves for the former Stuttgart player but will need to move quickly now if they wish to avoid losing out on him to Chelsea.

Chelsea are in talks to sign RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner.

Chelsea have agreed a deal in principle to sign Timo Werner from RB Leipzig.

Well-placed insiders at Anfield insist that Liverpool have not, as yet, held formal talks with Leipzig about a possible deal.

Chelsea are ready to pay Timo Werner's £54 million (€60m/ $68m) release clause after tabling a contract offer for the RB Leipzig striker, Goal can confirm.

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The Reds have tracked the German global for some months with Klopp a big fan of his compatriot, who has 31 goals across all competitions this season.

The report further stated that even though Werner's first choice club is Liverpool, the Reds are not willing to meet his price tag set by the German side.

The 24-year-old has raked 31 goals across all competitions this season, including a staggering 25 goals from just 29 appearances in Bundesliga. "He knows what he has in Leipzig and also what he has with me", said Nagelsmann, as per the Independent.

Chelsea's front line has been led by Tammy Abraham this season and the 22-year-old has scored 13 times in the Premier League but only once in his past seven games since the start of the year. I don't know if it will help him that much if I tell him every day.

After also adding Hakim Ziyech to next season's squad it's already shaping up to be an excellent summer for the west London club.

"In the end, it is his life, his career, he can decide that".