Timo Werner will not play in the rescheduled Champions League matches for RB Leipzig this August ahead of his expected move to Chelsea.
Lisbon is set to host the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final of the Champions League between August 12-23, with the Bundesliga side still involved in the competition following a 4-0 aggregate win over Tottenham before football went into lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Germany international Werner is set to leave Leipzig and join Chelsea this summer, with a deal in principle already agreed.
Sky in Germany expects Werner to officially become a Chelsea player in the middle of July before taking three or four weeks off ahead of the 2020-21 season.
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