Sport Ballack: Werner's move to Chelsea would be a "good decision"
Liverpool moves away from Werner - Chelsea now strikes?
© ANP Sport / Getty Images Liverpool FC seems to have dropped out of the race for Timo Werner - is Chelsea now striking? The Liverpool FC has apparently dropped out of the race for Timo Werner, as no agreement can be expected on the transfer fee. That brings the FC Chelsea out of the way, who now wants to take it seriously. Until June 15, Timo Werner's contract includes an exit clause of 55 million euros with which he could leave RB Leipzig this year.
Former national team captain Michael Ballack considers the upcoming move from RB Leipzig's Timo Werner to Chelsea as a "good decision for both sides".
"For Timo, because he fits there, because the way he plays football suits him," said Ballack in the program "Wontorra - the football talk" of the TV channel Sky. "I think with Chelsea he chose a club where he has a better chance of playing, which is very important to him," said the former football professional, who played for Londoners from 2006 to 2010.
Mercato: Werner heads to Chelsea
RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner could take over as Chelsea. The London club would be ready to pay the amount of their starting clause. © Supplied by Football 365 Barça beaten by Chelsea for Werner? Considered one of the most promising strikers in world football, Timo Werner could open a new chapter in his career. Trigger of RB Leipzig, the German international striker realizes the most prolific season of his young career .
Werner is close to a transfer to Chelsea according to media reports. The move will help the 24-year-old "take the next step in the national team; his standing will increase with a large top club," Ballack said. The former Bundesliga professional is confident that the Premier League fourth will again have titles in the future. "The team is renewed, it will certainly be strengthened, and a lot of money is being spent in Chelsea to knock again at the top," said Ballack. "A good young team is being built there, which is very promising."
In the Premier League, Werner expected "a certain harshness in the positive sense that he would play with even better players," said the 98-time international Ballack. Nevertheless, Werner had to get used to the faster pace: «The rhythm is of course much more intense than in Germany. It is much more intense, especially for strikers, there are many more duels, so he has to get used to it quickly. »
Werner not replaceable 1: 1 according to Nagelsmann .
© FIROFIROSID Werner not replaceable 1: 1 for Nagelsmann Leipzig (SID) - For coach Julian Nagelsmann from RB Leipzig, Timo Werner would not be easy to replace with a new player if the striker was like expected to switch to Chelsea. "That is not possible, you can not clone a player," said Nagelsmann (32) in an interview with DAZN and Spox: "If Timo Werner were to leave us, it would primarily be a matter of replacing 34 scorer points.