Good news; A very good day for Tottenham a key player returns

Timo Werner will rejoin his new teammates soon after Tottenham and RB Leipzig agree to bring him back to the Premier League 16 months after he left Chelsea!


On Friday, Tottenham quickened negotiations to sign Timo Werner, a former Chelsea forward, on a loan from Red Bull Leipzig.

The former misfit for Chelsea saw attention from other Premier League teams, but he decided fast to sign with Spurs because he thought his style of play would mesh well with Ange Postecoglou’s.

For the remainder of the season, Spurs have agreed to pay his salary of approximately £4.5 million, with the option to purchase the 27-year-old for £15 million.

After receiving the all-clear to travel, Werner is anticipated in London to start training with his new teammates. Werner returned to Germany on Sunday from Leipzig’s La Manga training camp.

Alejo Veliz is sidelined due to a knee injury, thus Son Heung-min will be absent for almost a month while he plays for South Korea in the Asia Cup. Saudi Arabia is reportedly interested in Rickardson, but it is unlikely to happen until the summer.

Werner’s availability had reportedly been inquired about by a number of clubs, including Manchester United and Aston Villa, but discussions with Tottenham accelerated on Friday.

The move raised eyebrows as Werner’s stint with bitter rivals Chelsea was not viewed as a success. However, Tottenham coach Ange Postecoglou views Werner’s pace and selfless work ethic as ideal qualities to suit his tactics and his squad.

For Werner’s part, he will be determined to prove himself in the Premier League this time around. He arrived at Chelsea from Leipzig for £47.5m with a reputation for being a prolific goalscorer but he struggled to adapt and a series of missed chances saw his confidence wane.

He still managed 23 goals in 89 games but it wasn’t enough to justify Chelsea’s outlay and they took a huge hit by selling him back to Leipzig for £18m plus add-ons in 2022.

Despite showing early potential, he has since found it difficult to secure a starting position as Leipzig added Lois Openda and Benjamin Sesko to their roster.

He is now hopeful that under Postecoglou, he can restore his reputation and be called up to the German national team.

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