The future of the German attacker from RB Leipzig has been being associated to a change to the Premier League for several months. However, when his fate seemed to be the virtual English champions Liverpool, Roman Abramovich’s Chelsea appears to secure the services of one of the best goal scorers in Europe right now.
CHELSEA: COVERING THE CLAUSE FOR A TOP QUALITY GOAL SCORER
According to the international press, Chelsea has already announced to the German club RB Leipzig who will cover the termination clause for Timo Werner in the next couple of days.
The 24-years old German player that landed in Leipzig in 2016 for 14 million euros, coming from Stuttgart, has been one of the most lethal goal scorers in European football in recent years, especially this season.
With a large room for progress and already a very good record, the German international that already counts with 29 matches for “Die Mannschaft” and 11 goals scored should really reinforce Chelsea if they pay his 60 million Euros clause. The Blues are on a particularly active period in terms of transfers, after having been prevented from signing players during this entire season by UEFA.
Up until this point, they’ve already ensured the services of the talented Moroccan winger Hakim Ziyech from Ajax by €40M and with the arrival of the German, they might be building an excellent attack for next season.
BUYING NOW TO AVOID THE PRICE INCREASE
One of the reasons why the clubs seem to be very interested in sealing Timo Werner’s deal is due to the fact the player has a clause of €60M that will expire on June 15th, which means after that Leipzig might increase the amount required for the player, taking into consideration the great interest he has been the target of.
Selling Alvaro Morata for £58m and activating Timo Werner's £49m release clause. Chelsea doing business. pic.twitter.com/OPWEF3X8ia
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) June 5, 2020
That way, Chelsea should really try to activate the clause in time, in order to avoid more problems when trying to acquire the services of the player. In London, Timo Werner should earn more than 10 million euros a year and, although his initial preference was Liverpool, everything suggests that the player won’t be capable of refusing such a proposal, that will put him right at the top on the list of the best paid players on the planet.
Despite how much the German wanted to join Firmino, Salah, Sadio Mane and company, the truth is that at Chelsea he might even be a bigger star, since he should arrive to be a clear starter in the Premier League.
STATISTICAL DATA OF A STAND-OUT PLAYER
Timo Werner has been scoring a lot of goals since his arrival at Leipzig, but in 2019/20, he has really been on a tear, with an incredible campaign where, besides scoring a lot of goals, he has also been contributing very often with assists. Right now, the 24-year-old has 31 goals scored and 13 assists after 41 matches played, and that represents a contribution of more than 1 goal per match for his team.
Timo Werner provando que Red Bull te dá asas ⚡ pic.twitter.com/tWQPG5vo7I
— Sala12 (@OficialSala12) June 4, 2020
That is a truly impressive record that puts him in the list of the most influential players in Europe, behind icons like Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, Kylian Mbappé and not many more.
That way, Chelsea can see a serious contender to becoming the Premier League top goal scorer in the next couple of years coming to their roster, and with Zyiech, Christian Pulisic and some others to serve him, we have to keep an eye out for the club from London in the next couple of years.
FRANK LAMPARD BUILIDING A FUTURE PROTOTYPE
With the arrival of the Moroccan 27-year-old winger and the German 24-year-old attacker, Chelsea will continue their process of renewing a roster that counted with some veterans such as Pedro or Willian.
But besides those, everything suggests that the club might make a move for the promising Leicester’s left back Ben Chilwell, of only 23 years of age.
Retrospecto de Frank Lampard no Chelsea até o momento somando todas as competições:
📆 42 jogos
✅ 21 vitórias
✋ 8 empates
❌ 13 derrotas
⚽ 76 gols marcados
🧤 56 gols sofridos
— PL Brasil (@plbrasil1) June 6, 2020
According to the English press, the club from London might have to spend close to €80M to ensure his services, but since it is a youngster with a lot of room to progress, this might be a signing for the future and what can be viewed as a future perspective.
The “new” Chelsea under the command of Lampard started to be prepared with the emergence of youngsters like Tammy Abraham or Mason Mount and they should continue building now with some young and talented players this summer. Therefore, the Blues might be forming a side for the future that will continue to develop every year for the next couple of seasons. We need to keep an eye out for this team…