Timo Werner will be well-paid at Chelsea
RB Leipzig striker will be Chelsea’s most highest earner should his proposed move to Stamford Bridge happen.
The Premier League club are comprehended to have beaten their opponents Liverpool and Manchester United to the signature of the RB Leipzig striker, who was also connected with Bayern Munich, Barcelona and Real Madrid.
Chelsea have purportedly set off Werner’s £53.8m release clause and agreed terms on a five-year contract which will see him procure £200,000 every week.
Those terms would launch Timo Werner to the top of the list of Chelsea’s most highest earners, with Kepa Arrizabalaga and N’Golo Kante right now on the most rewarding deals at Stamford Bridge.
The pair earns £150,000 every week in West London to give a yearly pay of £7.8m – some way short of Timo Werner’s accounted for potential income of £10.4m every year.
Over the full five-year contract that deal would see the 24-year-old gain £52m, barely short of the figure it will take Chelsea to bring him to the club.
Timo Werner has legitimately added to 43 goals in only 40 games this season, scoring 31 times and making a further 12 assists.