Chelsea are on the verge of sealing the paperwork involved with the transfer of RB Leipzig attacker Timo Werner.
On Thursday night, news had it that the Blues had agreed to the player’s release clause, said to be in the around of £54m.
According to the Leipzig sporting director Oliver Mintzlaff has denied that there is no agreement in place with Chelsea, who need to formally meet the required fee by June 15.
The Blues outfit seemingly remain in line to sign the 24-year-old, though, with Sky Sports journalist Fabrizio Romano suggesting that there has been no deal in the process.
Writing on Twitter, Romano said:
“No contracts exchanged and nothing officially signed as Leipzig director told today, but Chelsea have a ‘verbal agreement’ with Timo Werner and they’re convinced he’s on his way to Stamford Bridge for next season. Paperworks are almost ready.”
Werner in his outing outstanding this season has, contributed to 29 goals and 10 assists in the Bundesliga and Champions League.