Chelsea are showing serious intent ahead of the new Premier League after agreeing a deal to sign RB Leipzig forward Timo Werner.
The Blues have agreed personal terms with the 24-year-old, with Frank Lampard’s ready to trigger his £54 million release clause.
It wasn’t an easy pursuit – it appeared that Liverpool would win the race for the German who has bagged 25 goals in the Bundesliga this season.
But the club made a breakthrough on Thursday and now Werner is on the verge of becoming a Chelsea player as a deal is set to be finalised next week.
Lampard’s influence since arriving at Chelsea in the managerial hot-seat has been huge already, and he has continued that with the Werner deal. Continue reading