Timo Werner: RB Leipzig agree deal to re-sign Chelsea forward Sky reports in Germany | Transfer Center News


RB Leipzig have reached an agreement to re-sign striker Timo Werner from Chelsea, according to Sky in Germany.

According to Sky in Germany, a fee of £25.3m (€30m) plus bonuses has been agreed.

The talks between the two clubs have advanced rapidly and an agreement has now been reached for the permanent transfer of the German international.

Chelsea signed Werner two years ago from Leipzig but he was unable to replicate the goalscoring form that prompted the Blues to activate his £45m release clause.

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The 26-year-old is reportedly keen on a move as he is keen to get regular playing time to secure a starting spot in Hansi Flick’s Germany squad at the World Cup in November.

His relationship with Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel is also said to be an issue, although Tuchel is unwilling to let the striker go.

Werner, who has also attracted interest from Juventus, scored 23 goals in 89 appearances in all competitions for Chelsea but started just 15 Premier League games last season, netting four times.

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