RB Leipzig chief denies contact with Chelsea over Werner. RB Leipzig CEO Oliver Mintzlaff has revealed no contact has yet been made with Chelsea over forward Timo Werner.
Frank Lampard’s side are on the verge of completing a move for the 24-year-old with the Blues ready to activate his release clause.
Chelsea have agreed personal terms with Werner, who will sign a five-year-deal in west London.
RB Leipzig chief denies contact with Chelsea over Werner
Speaking to Sky Germany ahead of Leipzig’s home league game against Paderborn, Mintzlaff denied any contact.
“We haven’t had an exchange with Chelsea yet,” he said. “So far, Timo Werner has not drawn the clause, nor has a club sent a transfer contract.
“We have nothing to report and do not take part in the daily speculation.”
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