Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp reacts to Timo Werner’s Chelsea transfer

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has given his reaction to Timo Werner joining Chelsea with the Reds having been heavily linked with the striker.

Chelsea announced that personal terms have been agreed with RB Leipzig star Werner and that he will be heading to Stamford Bridge this summer pending a medical.

For months, Liverpool were believed to be interested in the 24-year-old though Werner will now be moving to west London.

And Klopp was remaining tight-lipped when asked whether there had been any firm interest from the Anfield outfit.

The Liverpool boss said: “We don’t speak about transfers, especially of Chelsea. Nothing to say.

Jurgen Klopp was speaking at a virtual press conference
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“Timo Werner is a really good footballer. He’s announced for Chelsea next season. That is it.”

Chelsea are believed to be paying in the region of £50m for Werner, who has shone in the Bundesliga.

The man himself was delighted after his Chelsea move was announced, with the German expecting to win trophies during his time at Stamford Bridge.

Timo Werner will join Chelsea later this summer
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He said: “I am delighted to be signing for Chelsea, it is a very proud moment for me to be joining this great club.

“I of course want to thank RB Leipzig, the club and the fans, for four fantastic years. You will forever be in my heart.

“I look forward to next season with my new team-mates, my new manager and of course the Chelsea fans.

“Together we have a very successful future ahead of us.”

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While Chelsea chief Marina Granovskaia added: “We are very excited that Timo Werner has chosen to join Chelsea.

“He is a player who…


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