Timo Werner’s return to his former membership RB Leipzig is sweet information each for the league and for the participant, who will proceed competing on the highest stage, Germany coach Hansi Flick stated.
Werner, whose kind over the previous two years raised questions on whether or not he was the fitting striker for this yr’s World Cup in Qatar, signed a four-year contract on Tuesday to return to Leipzig from Chelsea.
The 26-year-old spent the biggest a part of his senior profession at RB Leipzig between 2016-20 and is the membership’s all-time high scorer with 95 targets.
“I am very happy for the Bundesliga that Timo Werner is coming back,” Flick stated in an announcement. “With his qualities he is an enrichment for every league.”
Werner parted methods with Chelsea after two years on the Premier League membership, the place he lifted the Champions League trophy in addition to the Uefa Super Cup and Club World Cup in 2021 however failed to carry down a beginning spot.
He made 89 appearances for Chelsea, scoring 23 targets.
Werner hopes his return to Leipzig, who’ve certified for the Champions league group stage this season, will present him with the platform to rediscover his outdated kind and get adequate taking part in time to be in peak kind on the World Cup.
“With Leipzig, where he matured into a international top striker, Timo will continue to test himself in the Champions League against the best players around,” Flick stated.
Werner has earned 53 caps and scored 24 targets for Germany, who crashed out of the 2018 World Cup within the first spherical.