Timo Werner will not play in Champions League ahead of Chelsea move. RB Leipzig striker set to join Chelsea this summer with deal agreed in principle.
Timo Werner will not play in Champions League matches for RB Leipzig this August ahead of his expected move to Chelsea.
Lisbon will host the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final of the Champions League between August 12-23. The Bundesliga side still involved in the competition following a 4-0 aggregate win over Tottenham before football went into lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Germany international Werner is set to leave Leipzig and join Chelsea this summer, with a deal in principle already agreed.
Sky in Germany expects Werner to officially become a Chelsea player in the middle of July before taking three or four weeks off ahead of the 2020-21 season.
The UEFA Executive Committee will hold a meeting on Wednesday. They will approve a condensed new Champions League tournament played across 12 days.
Credit: Sky Sports