Newcastle can sign £272,000-a-week Chelsea star for just £27m

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Chelsea are reportedly willing to sell Timo Werner this summer for just €33m (£27m) amid interest from Newcastle United as well as Bundesliga giants RB Leipzig, with the latter the favorite to sign the German striker.

According to Sport BildChelsea are keen to offload the 26-year-old striker permanently in this transfer window, with the Blues ready to suffer a huge loss on Werner if it means selling the striker in the coming weeks, with the likes of Newcastle and Leipzig interested by signing the German.

However, according to the report, favorites Leipzig believe the transfer fee is far too high following their recent acquisition of Hoffenheim defender David Raum, but there is hope the East German side could sign Werner in ready for the season with an obligation to buy clause. for next summer.

With a reported salary of £272,000 a week, Werner is one of the highest-paid players in the Premier League, but according to the report, the striker will be ready to give up most of that salary if he were to return. at Leipzig, which could accelerate Chelsea’s bid to sell Newcastle’s target for the year.

Indeed, while the Toon have the funds to enable a signing, it seems Werner is keen to return to Leipzig, the club where the German international made his name and where the striker has so far gone. present played his best football. at.

While Newcastle would be an exciting move for Werner, there’s no denying that a move to Leipzig would be perfect for the striker ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, with the striker likely to return to his best ahead of the FIFA World Cup attempt. Germany to win a fifth world. title while in Qatar.

Newcastle must pull off a miracle for Chelsea to sell them Werner

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Werner’s return to Leipzig seems like a foregone conclusion at this stage, and for Newcastle they will have to pull off something incredible if they are to convince Chelsea to sell the German superstar to them this summer, which at this stage seems highly unlikely.

However, missing Werner isn’t the end of the world. With the deepest pocket in world football, Newcastle can easily turn to another target this summer, and with over a month to go before the transfer window, the Magpies can easily find several alternatives to the Premier League striker who might suit Eddie Howe better. style.

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