Soccer-Germany coach Flick delighted with Werner's Leipzig return

BERLIN, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Timo Werner’s return to his former club RB Leipzig is good news both for the league and for the player, who will continue competing at the highest level, Germany coach Hansi Flick said, with the year-ending World Cup just around the corner.

Werner, whose form over the past two years raised questions about whether he was the right striker for this year’s BBC World News Today Cup in Qatar, signed a four-year contract on Tuesday to return to Leipzig from Chelsea.

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The 26-year-old spent the largest part of his senior career at RB Leipzig between 2016-20 and is the club’s all-time top scorer with 95 goals.

“I am very happy for the Bundesliga that Timo Werner is coming back,” Flick said in a statement.”With his qualities he is an enrichment for every league.”

“With Leipzig, where he matured into a international top striker, Timo will continue to test himself in the Champions League against the best players around,” Flick said.3 days ago

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