Updated January 10th, 2024 at 08:41 IST

Tottenham signs Germany forward Timo Werner on loan from Leipzig

Timo Werner, a forward from Germany, was given another chance at the Premier League by Tottenham on a loan from Leipzig on Tuesday, following an uneven time at Chelsea.

Timo Werner, right, challenges for the ball with Frankfurt’s Mario Goetze during the German soccer cup, DFB Pokal, final match between RB Leipzig and Eintracht Frankfurt at Olympiastadion | Image: AP
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Tottenham signed Timo Werner on loan from Leipzig on Tuesday, giving the Germany forward another shot at the Premier League after his inconsistent stint with Chelsea.

The 27-year-old Werner joins Spurs on a six-month deal that includes an option to make the transfer permanent this summer.

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In the short term, Werner would plug a gap left by the departure of captain Son Heung-min to the Asian Cup with with South Korea potentially until mid-February.

The move could also boost Werner's resumé ahead of the European Championship this summer in Germany.

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Werner played for Chelsea from 2020-22 and helped the London club win the Champions League, but it was still an underwhelming stint in English soccer for the German.

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Published January 10th, 2024 at 08:41 IST