Chelsea might lose out to Premier League rivals Liverpool in the race to sign RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner who has painted the German Bundesliga with goals this season.
This is according to German publication Bild which stated that Timo Werner prefers a move to Liverpool over Chelsea.
It was revealed that the German international wants a transfer to the Premier League this summer which is a plus to both Liverpool and Chelsea.
Timo Werner was initially linked with a January move to the Premier League only for him to confirm that he’ll be staying with RB Leipzig throughout this season.
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The petite German attacker has been in red-hot form for RB Leipzig who are at the summit in the top flight of German football.
RB Leipzig have a four-point lead at the top of the German Bundesliga table after 18 games and Timo Werner has contributed immensely to that achievement.
Werner has scored 20 goals in the league this season which is more than any other player in the division and alongside Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski who also has 20 goals to his name.
In total, Timo Werner has scored 25 goals in 25 games for his club who are also in the last 16 of the Champions League.