English side Chelsea FC has finally completed the signing of RB Leipzig’s forward Timo Werner. Cheslea FC confirmed the signing of the player on Thursday.
The 24-year-old will join the blues in the next season, spending the remaining of the season at the German side. The German international will be joining his new London team-mates in July following the completion of Bundesliga. The forward will not be playing the Champions League last eight matches, having already withdrawn his name from the squad.
Werner has been establishing himself as one of the finest striker in Europe, having already scored 26 goals in 32 appearances for Leipzig in Bundesliga. Leipzig is at third position in the league currently.
As per quoted in Chelsea official website, Werner said: ‘I am delighted to be signing for Chelsea, it is a very proud moment for me to be joining this great club. I of course want to thank RB Leipzig, the club and the fans, for four fantastic years. You will forever be in my heart. I look forward to next season with my new team-mates, my new manager and of course the Chelsea fans. Together we have a very successful future ahead of us.’
Marina Granovskaia added: ‘We are very excited that Timo Werner has chosen to join Chelsea. He is a player who was coveted all over Europe and it is no surprise, he has that rare mix of being young and exciting and yet established and proven. We can’t wait to have Timo on board, but until then we wish him and RB Leipzig all the best for the rest of this season.’\