English Football club Chelsea, have completed the signing of RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner ahead of next season.
The Blues confirmed the signing in a statement released on their official website on Thursday.
The statement read in part:
“Chelsea Football Club has reached an agreement with RB Leipzig to sign Timo Werner.
“The 24-year-old has agreed personal terms with the Blues, and will remain at the German club for the rest of the
Bundesliga season. He will link up with his new team-mates in July, subject to passing a medical examination.”
Werner will cost the blues a huge sum of €50m (£45m) and will sign a five year deal.
Werner is one of the most feared
strikers in Europe at the moment and he’s expected to provide competition for Tammy Abraham and Olivier
Giroud next season.
Abraham was Chelsea first choice Striker this season but could find himself below the picking order next season.
Werner becomes Chelsea’s second signing following the capture of Hakim Ziyech from Ajax.