According to Sky in Germany, RB Leipzig have agreed to re-sign forward Timo Werner from Chelsea.
According to Sky in Germany, £25.3m (€30m) in fees and bonuses have been agreed and Werner is expected to arrive in Germany this week.
Werner was due to return to RB Leipzig on a season loan with a purchase option, but talks between the two clubs moved swiftly, reaching an agreement for a permanent move to the German international. .
Chelsea signed Werner from Leipzig two years ago but failed to replicate the scoring form that prompted the Blues to invoke their £45m release clause.
The 26-year-old wants to return to his former club and secure regular game time to secure a starting spot for Hansi Flick’s Germany side at the World Cup in November.
His relationship with Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel was also said to be problematic, though it was understood that Tuchel was reluctant to let him go.
Werner, who has also attracted interest from Juventus, scored 23 goals in 89 appearances in all Chelsea competitions, but made 15 starts in the Premier League last season, scoring four goals.
RB Leipzig manager Oliver Mintzlaff recently said: Dazone: “He’s an interesting player.
Werner was not in Chelsea’s squad for the season opener at Everton.
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