RB Leipzig boss on reported Werner interest: "Of course we find him exciting"
By Rune Gjerulff @runegjerulff
Christopher Vivell has confirmed that RB Leipzig find Timo Werner "exciting" amid reports that 'Die Roten Bullen' want to re-sign the 26-year-old from Chelsea.
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"Of course we find him exciting, he's incredibly fast and a German international," Vivell told Sky Germany.
"We have been in exchange with him since his transfer. But we are not close to a deal and will only announce something when it makes sense."
According to Bild, Chelsea are demanding €33 million to let Werner go. However, having just spent €26 million to sign David Raum from Hoffenheim, RB Leipzig would prefer a loan with a purchase obligation, per the report.
Werner scored 93 goals in 158 appearances before completing a €53 million move to Chelsea in 2020.
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