Leipzig leading Juventus and Newcastle in race for Timo Werner
- Chelsea will sell Timo Werner if they get a good offer for the striker this summer
- Timo Werner has struggled at Chelsea since joining from RB Leipzig in the summer of 2020
- Werner’s former club RB Leipzig is leading the race for his signature amidst interest from Juventus and Newcastle
Timo Werner has only managed 23 goals in his first two seasons with Chelsea after joining from Leipzig in mid-2020.
The new Blues owners are open to allowing Werner, who signed on a five-year contract, to depart on loan.
The 26-year-old scored 95 goals in 159 appearances with Leipzig from 2016 to 2020.
Bundesliga side RB Leipzig are leading the race to sign Chelsea striker Timo Werner ahead of Juventus, claims journalist Fabrizio Romano.
The Bundesliga club met with Chelsea on Sunday, proposing a swap deal for Werner, who is Leipzig’s main target.
Serie A side Juventus and Chelsea’s Premier League opponents Newcastle United have also shown an interest in the Germany international.
Barcelona are considering a move for Leipzig defender Angelino should they miss out on Chelsea full-back Marcos Alonso, claims Diario Sport.
Everton could make a move for forgotten Chelsea forward Michy Batshuayi, according to talkSPORT. The Toffees lost Richarlison to Tottenham last month and will turn to Batshuayi, who scored 14 goals on loan at Besiktas last season.
Portuguese forward Diogo Jota is set to be rewarded for his strong second season at Anfield, with Liverpool to offer him a lucrative pay rise as part of a new deal, despite having three years to run on his contract, claims The Telegraph.
Napoli and Chelsea are in talks on a loan deal for Spanish goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, according to Sky Sports.
Football Insider reports that Leicester City have informed Newcastle that midfielder James Maddison will cost them £60million as they circle for his signature.
Leicester City are set to farewell goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, who is on the cusp of joining French Ligue 1 club Nice, reports the Mail.