Chelsea turn their attention to Timo Werner as a possibly more affordable option to Moussa Dembele, according to a report.
Chelsea have actually apparently recognized RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner as a suitable summer finalizing.
Blues manager Frank Lampard just recently verified that his side might be in the market for fresh faces during the upcoming transfer window, and Chelsea have actually been highly linked with additions to their forward line.
Lyon’s Moussa Dembele is rumoured to be on Lampard’s radar, however the Frenchman’s reported ₤60 m cost might prevent Chelsea’s efforts to sign the striker in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.
As a result, the Blues might check out other alternatives ahead of the 2020-21 campaign, and according to ESPN, Chelsea are seriously thinking about an offer for Werner.
The report declares that Lampard’s side are enthusiastic of encouraging Werner to move to Stamford Bridge with the guarantee of ensured first-team football, and the Blues might trigger the striker’s release provision to sign him for ₤49 m.
Nevertheless, Werner is comprehended to be holding out for a move to Liverpool, however no side has actually tabled a concrete quote for the 24- year-old as of.
Werner netted his 25 th Bundesliga goal of the season as Leipzig beat Koln 4-2 on Monday night.