Timo Werner’s agent has openly discussed a potential reunion with Julian Nagelsmann at Bayern Munich, following the striker’s somewhat underwhelming first season at Chelsea.
The German international arrived at Stamford Bridge having been a prolific performer at RB Leipzig over the last few years, netting an impressive 78 goals in just 127 Bundesliga games for the club, after making the move from Stuttgart in 2016.
Despite rumours of a move to Liverpool, it would be Chelsea who would win the race for the pacy forward last summer, joining the west London club as one of six major signings in an extensive summer of recruitment.
While his debut campaign in English football saw him finish as the club’s joint-top scorer with 12 goals in all competitions and with a Champions League winner’s medal, Werner largely underperformed, coming under fire for a succession of missed chances.
The 25-year-old – who is currently part of Joachim Low’s Germany squad at Euro 2020 – has perhaps been boosted by the arrival of fellow countryman Thomas Tuchel as manager at Chelsea, although with reports linking the club to Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland, his place in the side could come under threat.
Amid that speculation, his agent Karlheinz Förster has discussed a possible reunion with Julian Nagelsmann at Bayern Munich, Werner having played under the 33-year-old at Leipzig.
“Julian let Timo play in a different position at Leipzig,” he told Sport1. “A bit like Thomas Muller at Bayern. Julian and Timo appreciate each other.
“Of course, I don’t yet know what will happen in three or four years. Football is fast moving.”
Despite those comments, Förster went on to add that any move seems unlikely at present, with his client ‘comfortable’ at the Premier League club.
“You can’t rule out anything, but if I had to assess it at the moment, then I would say very clearly that Timo will stay at Chelsea,” he added.
“He feels comfortable there. A move will not be an issue in the foreseeable future.”