Chelsea star Timo Werner has joined new club ahead of the Blues clash with Tottenham in the Premier League. The German international returned to his former club RB Leipzig for a reported fee of €20m plus add-ons.
Werner signed a five years deal with the Bundesliga outfit and will link up with the likes of Christopher Nkunku.
Chelsea released an official statement on their website to confirm the departure of Timo Werner.
“Timo Werner has completed a permanent transfer to RB Leipzig, returning to Germany after two seasons with Chelsea.
“The forward is heading back to the club where he enjoyed four successful years before moving to west London, departing Stamford Bridge for his homeland as a European and world champion.
“In total, Werner’s two years at Chelsea come to an end with him having made 89 appearances for the club, scoring 23 goals.
“All at Chelsea thank Timo for his contribution to our success over the past two years and wish him well for his future career.”