Date published: Thursday 2nd July 2020 3:47
Timo Werner says Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger was invaluable in convincing him to seal a move to Stamford Bridge last month.
The Blues signed former RB Leipzig striker Werner in a deal reported to be worth at least £200,000 per week.
The 24-year-old left Leipzig in style last weekend, becoming the club’s all-time record goalscorer.
Germany international Rudiger has previously hinted at his role in negotiations with his compatriot Werner.
Now, Werner has spilled the details of their discussions, revealing his long-term friend was key in his decision.
“Yes, of course, I spoke to him. I’ve known him for a long time, seven years now,” Werner told Leipzig’s YouTube channel of...