Chelsea transfer news: Timo Werner open to leaving Stamford Bridge

Chelsea transfer news: Timo Werner open to leaving Stamford Bridge

Timo Werner would reportedly be open to leaving Chelsea this summer. Werner only joined the Blues last summer, but the 25-year-old found his first season in England tough going, managing just six goals in 35 Premier League appearances - although he did fare better in the Champions League, notching four in 12 games as the Blues went on to win the competition. Still, with Chelsea after a new number nine this summer - Erling Haaland and Robert Lewandowksi are two certifiably enormous names who have been mentioned - and a lack of goals something Thomas Tuchel will no doubt want to fix as soon as possible - the Blues' top league scorer last season was Jorginho with seven, all from the penalty spot - the German international could find himself slipping out of the picture. And, according to 90 Min, Werner would be open to a move away, with a return to Germany said to be his preference if he does depart Stamford Bridge. A title challenge - which has to be Chelsea's aim for 2021/22 - requires a certain …
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