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Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia has revealed why the Blues signed Timo Werner from RB Leipzig.
According to Granovskaia, who is in charge of transfers, Chelsea signed the 24 year old striker because he has the rare mix of being young and exciting and yet established and proven.
Granovskaia told Chelsea’s official website: “We are very excited that Timo Werner has chosen to join Chelsea.
“He is a player who was coveted all over Europe and it is no surprise, he has that rare mix of being young and exciting and yet established and proven.
“We can’t wait to have Timo on board, but until then we wish him and RB Leipzig all the best for the rest of this season.”