Chelsea are said to be ready to sell Timo Werner this summer for just €33m (£27m) amid interest from Newcastle United as well as Bundesliga giants RB Leipzig, with the latter a candidate for the German striker.
According to Sport Bild, Chelsea are keen to get rid of the 26-year-old striker for good in this transfer window, with the Blues preparing for a heavy loss to Werner if it means selling the striker in the coming weeks, with the likes of Newcastle and Leipzig interested in signing the German.
However, according to the report, the Leipzig favorite believes the transfer fee is too high after their recent acquisition of Hoffenheim defender David Raum, but there is hope that the East German side can sign Werner on loan for this season with a commitment to buy an item. for next summer.
With a wage of £272,000 a week, Werner is one of the best-paid players in the Premier League, but according to the report, the striker would be willing to forgo most of that salary if he were to return to Leipzig, which could speed up Chelsea’s bid to sell Newcastle’s target of the year. .
Indeed, while Toon has the funds to make the signing possible, Werner appears to have set his heart on a return to Leipzig, the club at which the Germany international has made a name for himself and where the striker has put his best so far in.
While Newcastle would be an exciting move for Werner, it is undeniable that a move to Leipzig would be ideal for the striker ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, and the striker is likely to be back to his best before Germany bid for a World Fifth win. Title while in Qatar.
Newcastle have to do a miracle for Chelsea to sell Werner to them
Werner’s return to RB Leipzig looks like a wasted result at this point, and for Newcastle they will need to achieve something incredible if they are to convince Chelsea to sell them the German star this summer, something that seems highly unlikely at this point.
However, losing Werner is not the end of the world. With the deepest pocket in world football, Newcastle could easily turn for another target this summer, and with more than a month left in the transfer window, Magpies could easily find multiple replacements for the Premier League striker who could be a better fit for Eddie Howe. pattern.
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