Transfer News: Werner Will Official Complete His Move To Chelsea This Week
Chelsea will complete their £53 million move for RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner this week, according to the Evening standard.
The blues agreed five year contract worth £180,000 with the Germany international earlier this week after meeting his release clause.
Talks over how the deal will be structured have been ongoing over last week, but he blues are now close to officially annoucing Werner’s arrival.
The striker £53 million release clause – which Liverpool refused to pay given his financial uncertainty caused by the Corona virus crisis – expired at midnight of June 15.
Now, he’s on the verge of being a Chelsea player after Frank Lampard was promised the funds to strengthen the squad significantly.
Last Friday, RB Leipzig manager Julian Nagelsman admitted that he striker would be leaving at the end of the season.