Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed the signing of Timo Werner from RB Leipzig on an preliminary mortgage till the top of the season.
Spurs had been scouring Europe for an additional attacking choice for the second half of the 2023/24 marketing campaign they usually moved swiftly to safe Werner’s signature after opening talks over a deal final week.
Manchester United had additionally made an enquiry about Werner earlier this winter, however they didn’t comply with up on their curiosity and he has now joined Tottenham, who’ve an non-obligatory buy clause reported to be price £13m to £17m.
Apparently, Spurs have been first linked with a transfer for Werner in 2015 throughout his days at Stuttgart, however they as an alternative pursued a transfer for Son Heung-min, who stays on the membership to today and is now first-team captain.
Werner would finally depart Stuttgart for Leipzig in 2016, the place he spent the subsequent 4 years cementing his standing as one in every of Europe’s finest up-and-coming forwards.
The Germany worldwide then made his first transfer to the Premier League with Chelsea, the place he helped them win the Champions League. He tallied 23 targets and 21 assists in 89 video games for the Blues between 2020 and 2022.
Although he was well-liked amongst gamers and followers, Werner largely did not reside as much as expectations at Stamford Bridge and he returned to Leipzig on a everlasting deal forward of the 2022/23 season. During the last year-and-a-half, he has scored 18 targets in 54 membership video games, however has misplaced his place within the beginning lineup to Belgium worldwide Lois Openda.
Werner now heads to Tottenham trying to strengthen his hopes of being named in Germany’s squad for this summer season’s Euro 2024 on dwelling soil. He may make his debut on Sunday when Spurs journey to United.
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