Tottenham have actually concurred an offer to sign RB Leipzig forward Timo Werner on loan till completion of the season
Spurs are covering the 27-year-old’s complete wage till completion of the present project, while there is an alternative to purchase the forward at the end of the season.
Sky in Germany report the cost to sign Werner completely at the end of the season stands at â¤ 15.5 m.
Sky Sports News reported previously today that the previous Chelsea gamer has actually been used to Manchester United in the January transfer window however he now looks set to go back to London this month
Ange Postecoglou’s side will lack club captain Heung-Min Kid for a minimum of a month due to his involvement in the Asia Cup and there are worries Alejo Veliz has actually suffered a long-lasting knee injury.
Werner has actually included simply 8 times for Leipzig in the Bundesliga this season, scoring 2 objectives. His present agreement runs till the summer season of 2026.
Leipzig released a declaration on their authorities social networks channels on Saturday validating the Germany worldwide had actually been neglected of their team for a friendly versus Swiss Super League side St Gallen while he holds talks with another club.
Werner scored 93 objectives and made 40 helps in 157 looks in his very first spell at Leipzig before signing for Chelsea for â¤ 45m in July 2020.
Nevertheless, his stint at Stamford Bridge was a mainly frustrating one as he netted just 10 times in 56 Premier League video games before re-joining his previous club in 2022.
Rejected possibilities at Chelsea snuffed out Werner’s prospective
Sky Sports’ Adam Smith:
Timo Werner showed up in the Premier League three-and-a-half years ago with fantastic expectations. His playing design was compared to Mohamed Salah and the forward right away showed his direct qualities however had a hard time to transform possibilities in front of objective.
The radar listed below compares Werner’s per-90 data throughout his time at Chelsea with his previous 3 league projects in Germany and exposes the only metric that significantly altered was his strike rate.
In regards to concrete numbers, Werner scored 10 objectives in 2 Premier League seasons at Chelsea – however need to have scored almost two times that figure, according to anticipated objectives (xG).
The shot map listed below plots all of his 124 shots for Chelsea in the Premier League, with points coloured in progressive red tones suggesting much easier possibilities to transform – exposing a raft of rejected possibilities in front of objective.
He was released in various positions throughout the shooting line in an effort to emerge his underlying skill, however he stopped working to provide while contending versus a host of assaulting alternatives competing for beginning berths.
Tottenham will hope Werner’s 2nd effort at splitting Premier League football will be an effective one. He will definitely feel he has incomplete organization in England.
Spurs and Genoa continue talks over Dragusin
Tottenham target Radu Dragusin bet Genoa on Friday night as talks continue in between the 2 clubs.
The Romania worldwide began and finished the complete 90 minutes of Genoa’s 1-1 draw at Bologna in Serie A.
Spurs, on the other hand, have no issues about Napoli’s interest in the 21-year-old.
Signing a centre-back stays a concern in the January transfer window for Ange Postecoglou’s side.
Follow the January transfer window
The winter season transfer window is now open and will close at 11pm in England and midnight in Scotland on Thursday 1 February, 2024
To guarantee harmonisation with the big leagues in Europe, the closing dates were set following conversations with the EFL, DFL, Serie A, LaLiga, and LFP, who will all close their summer season and winter season windows on 1 September and 1 February respectively.
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