Chelsea Finally Complete the signing of Timo Werner
The 24-year-old joins the Stamford Bridge side after they offered him a £200,000-per-week deal, having triggered the £50million release clause that was due to expire on June 15.
Werner has made a total of 157 appearances for RB Leipzig, scoring 93 goals and making 40 assists, developing into one of Europe’s most coveted forwards.
Discussing his move to west London, Werner told the official Chelsea website: “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.”