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By Dan Sansom

Last Updated: 19/06/20 2:51pm

Timo Werner has completed his move to Chelsea from RB Leipzig

Timo Werner will improve Chelsea next season after the “hugely talented” forward completed his move from RB Leipzig, says Frank Lampard.

Werner has agreed a five-year deal at Stamford Bridge and becomes Chelsea’s second signing of the summer after Ajax’s Hakim Ziyech.

The 24-year-old Germany international is set to earn more than €10m (£9m) per season in England after Chelsea agreed to pay €50m (£45m) to trigger his release clause.

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During an online news conference on Friday, Chelsea head coach Lampard said: “He’s clearly a player that we liked. I’ve certainly followed him for a long time myself individually just because he’s a talented player.

“As a club we went for him and he will certainly strengthen us,…