Timo Werner is about to depart Chelsea and return to Bundesliga outfit RB Leipzig in a everlasting deal.
The Germany worldwide was considered one of Europe’s kind strikers throughout his time with Die Roten Bullen, scoring 78 league objectives in 127 appearances. His last season of 34 strikes in all competitors was sufficient to persuade Chelsea of his pedigree as he joined the Blues for £47.5m.
Nonetheless, Werner has not loved the identical quantity of success at Stamford Bridge, scoring 23 objectives in 89 appearances. Regardless of his rust in entrance of objective, the 26-year-old has nonetheless gained the Champions League, Tremendous Cup and Membership World Cup with Chelsea.
Raheem Sterling has arrived from Manchester Metropolis and instantly slotted into Thomas Tuchel’s beginning XI for the win at Everton on Saturday, with Werner not even making the bench.
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His return will strengthen a Leipzig facet which once more certified for the Champions League final season whereas splashing the money this summer time on Janis Blaswich – who was a free switch – Xaver Schlager and David Raum.
Marcos Alonso is because of go away Chelsea earlier than the window closes, having been neglected of the squad that traveled to Goodison Park. His transfer to Barcelona is in its last levels, with the Catalan facet assured of signing the Spain worldwide.