- Timo Werner has agreed a five-year deal with Chelsea that will see him join the Blues in July
- The 24-year-old snubbed a move to Liverpool to link up with Lampard at Stamford Bridge
- Werner has been in fine shape for RB Leipzig this season
RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner has said he is delighted after he sealed a sensational transfer move to Chelsea.
Werner, who had initially courted strong interest from Liverpool is understood to have resolved to move to Stamford Bridge instead
His Chelsea switch was confirmed on Thursday, June 18, with the Blues announcing the German forward has already agreed personal terms.
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Speaking on the transfer, Werner noted "it is a very proud moment" for him, adding he is already looking forward to next season.
"I am delighted to be signing for Chelsea, it is a very proud moment for me to be joining this great club," Werner said.
"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," he added.
He further took time to thank Leipzig for the opportunity during his four-year stay with the German giants.
The 24-year-old now becomes Chelsea's second signing this summer after the arrival of Hakim Ziyech.
Prior to Timo Werner's signature, the forward had found the back of the net 21 times in 25 Bundesliga appearances.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Chelsea have announced the signing of German striker Timo Werner who will be joining the Stamford Bridge landlords this summer from RB Leipzig.
This latest development will be a cheering news for all Chelsea fans as Frank Lampard is already preparing hard for all competitions next season.
Chelsea stated clearly that the 24-year-old will remain at RB Leipzig for the rest of this month before joining his Blues' teammates in July.
Timo Werner is currently enjoying the most profitable season of his career having already scored 32 goals and registered 13 assists in 43 appearances in all competitions.
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