Chelsea Seals £53 m Signing of Timo Werner by Jessy Samuel
Chelsea have announced the £53million deal for RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner
Frank Lampard has been desperate to bolster his attacking options and has landed one of the finest strikers in Europe in Werner.
The Germany international, who has two games left to play with RB Leipzig, has signed a five-year deal worth £175,000 a week.
Speaking after the club announced a deal had been struck, Werner reflected on the pride of sealing a switch to the Premier League.
Werner, 24, said: 'I am delighted to be signing for Chelsea, it is a very proud moment for me to be joining this great club.
'I of course want to thank RB Leipzig, the club and the fans, for four fantastic years. You will forever be in my heart.
'I look forward to next season with my new team-mates, my new manager and of course the Chelsea fans. Together we have a very successful future ahead of us.'
Source: Daily Mail