Tottenham Hotspur have announced the signing of former Chelsea forward Timo Werner on loan from RB Leipzig.
In a statement released on Spurs’ website, Werner will join Spurs on loan until the end of the season, with an option to make the deal permanent in the summer.
The 27-year-old began his early career with TSV Steinhaldenfeld before joining VfB Stuttgart’s youth team, progressing through the ranks to make his senior debut in August, 2013, in a Europa League qualifying fixture, becoming the youngest player in the club’s history.
During his time with Stuttgart, Timo made 103 senior appearances, scoring 14 goals and remains the club’s youngest-ever goalscorer after netting his first professional goal in a Bundesliga fixture in September, 2013.
He joined RB Leipzig ahead of the 2016/17 season – the club’s debut season in the top flight of German football.
An impressive campaign saw him score