After presenting the German attacker to La Liga champions and Champions League holders Real Madrid, Chelsea has established their asking price for Werner.
Werner, who joined the Blues in 2020 for £47.5 million from RB Leipzig, has had a tumultuous time at Stamford Bridge. The Blues are open to bids for Werner.
Werner has faced criticism for his finishing and found it difficult to secure a spot in Thomas Tuchel’s starting XI, despite the fact that he assisted Chelsea in winning the Champions League in his debut season in west London.
After Raheem Sterling’s transfer from Manchester City, Werner’s chances of seeing game action have only gotten worse. Last season, Werner was mostly utilised as a substitute.
The 26-year-old is reportedly interested in a summer transfer and has been heavily connected with both Chelsea and Newcastle United, a Premier League rival of Chelsea.
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Real Madrid, though, is also reportedly in the running after being contacted by Chelsea to negotiate a Werner deal, according to Marca.
According to reports, Real Madrid is eager to increase Carlo Ancelotti’s offensive alternatives before the transfer deadline and has been informed that Werner will cost about 35 million euros (£30 million).
Werner may sign a season-long loan agreement with the Champions League champions, with the option to purchase at the conclusion of the 2022–23 campaign. However, the German would have to back up Karim Benzema at the Bernabeu.
Werner hinted last month that he was considering leaving Chelsea this summer when he told reporters that his happiness came first.
“When I play and score goals, I am pleased.” This is a fact. I should focus on that, and the other things will take care of themselves.
It is evident that I need and want to play more games in order to improve my condition for the World Cup and increase my chances of competing there.
Whether the World Cup takes place in the winter or the summer, in my opinion, makes no difference. I believe that I should play, whether it’s for a portion of the season or the entire one.
Tuchel, the manager of the Blues, then shot off rumours that Werner might quit, stating, “I don’t know about it, Timo has not talked to me about it.”
‘At the moment, I believe he wants to succeed at Chelsea. He still needs to make a point.