Although the German team was hoping for its top star, Chelsea, who bought his sports rights, he immediately asked for it to travel to London.
Diego Simeone never decreases its intensity, but it is true that, facing the duel in front of Leipzig, corresponding to the quarterfinals of the Champions League, the coach of Atlético de Madrid he breathed with more relief when he found out that Timo Werner will not be present in said commitment.
The reason? The striker no longer belongs to the Bundesliga team. In this rare football, consequence of this strange life caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the German star was signed by Chelsea for the next season for 55 million euros.
“With his departure for London, Werner will not be with us in the Champions League,” RB Leipzig announced in a statement that caused sadness among his fans.
The also forward of the German team (24 years old) was key for Leipzig to finish in third place in the Bundesliga with 28 goals on his account. In the season, in addition, he added four more in the Champions League and two in the Cup.
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