RB Leipzig Set to Welcome Back German Striker Timo Werner After Agreeing Permanent Deal With Chelsea

RB Leipzig Set to Welcome Back German Striker Timo Werner After Agreeing Permanent Deal With Chelsea

  • Timo Werner scored 90 goals for RB Leipzig during his time in Germany and will be looking to add to that tally
  • Chelsea only have two senior strikers at the club after Romelu Lukaku left and after Timo Werner leaves
  • RB Leipzig are looking to challenge Bayern Munich this season and will be glad to welcome back Timo Werner

Timo Werner is set to return home to Germany permanently.

The Chelsea striker has been linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge and back to RB Leipzig.

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Timo Werner will return to his former stomping grounds as R Leipzig and Chelsea have agreed on a deal for the player's services. Image: Michael Steele
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SportBible now reports that Werner will re-join his former side on a permanent deal and not a loan.

Chelsea signed Werner from Leipzig in 2020 for €56,33 million. Werner has only made 89 appearances for the English club since then and scored 23 goals.

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Following Romelu Lukaku’s loan move to Inter Milan and Werner’s imminent departure, Thomas Tuchel has been left with just Kai Havertz and Armando Broja as the senior strikers in his squad.

GiveMeSport reported that Tuchel himself was the reason why Werner wanted to leave. According to the publication, Werner and Tuchel have not seen eye to eye of late, prompting the German to want a return to his former stomping grounds.

Werner made 156 appearances for Leipzig during his time at the club and score a whopping 90 goals. He also created 40 assists.

With Leipzig looking to challenge Bayern Munich for the Bundesliga title this season, they will be happy to welcome back their talisman striker. Leipzig currently have Christopher Nkunku on their books who has been in red hot form and will be relishing partnering him up with Werner.

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Timo Werner could return to his former club, RB Leipzig this summer and the Bundesliga club are highly optimistic about sealing a deal for the 25-year-old forward.

Werner has struggled to make any meaningful impact since joining the Blues in a £45m deal two years ago and is now itching for a move away from Stamford Bridge.

The Bundesliga team is considering all options, including a loan or long-term agreement, as talks between the two clubs are moving at full speed.

Source: Sports Brief News