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By Dan Sansom

Last Updated: 19/06/20 2:31pm

Timo Werner has completed his move to Chelsea from RB Leipzig

Timo Werner will improve Chelsea next season after the “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, in my opinion. He’s hugely talented, had a fantastic season this year but before that as well.

“Where we couldn’t do as much business in the last couple of windows for whatever reasons it’s given us a chance to see some youth have more time in the team, but we were very clear about wanting to improve.

“Timo Werner is a signing who will…