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Borussia Dortmund ‘identify Chelsea forward Timo Werner as potential successor to Erling Haaland if Norwegian star leaves next summer’

Erling Haaland has a release clause within the area of £68m valid next summer time

Borussia Dortmund are thus already taking a look at potential replacements 

Chelsea striker Timo Werner has reportedly emerged as a ‘shocking solution’

Werner has been bumped down the pecking order since Romelu Lukaku’s arrival 

Borussia Dortmund have reportedly lined up Chelsea‘s Timo Werner as a possible alternative for Erling Haaland if he leaves subsequent summer transfer.

Haaland, who scored in Dortmund’s 2-1 win in opposition to Besiktas on Wednesday evening, has a release clause within the area of £68m active from next summer and the Norwegian 21-year-old is about to be in-demand because of his prolific goalscoring form.

As such, Dortmund executive Michael Zorc is already figuring out potential successors and German outlet SportBild state that Chelsea striker Werner is without doubt one of the candidates to replace  Haaland.

The report particulars that Werner, who solely moved to Chelsea last season, is a ‘shocking answer’ for Dortmund.

 

Nonetheless, with Werner mentioned to be on a wage of round £17m-a-year, a pay-cut could be obligatory for him to maneuver to Westfalenstadion.

Bayern Munich have additionally been linked with the Germany international, who has been bumped down the pecking order at Stamford Bridge following Romelu Lukaku’s arrival.

Haaland has began this season in terrific form, scored 9 goals in seven appearances in all competitions.

Werner, in the meantime, didn’t come off the bench within the 1-0 win against Zenit St Petersburg on Tuesday and has solely played 9 minutes of club football since Lukaku’s return to Chelsea from Inter.

Werner signed for the Blues for around £50m in 2020, however endured a tricky first season within the Premier League, scoring only six goals in 35 appearances.

He did play a significant role nonetheless in Chelsea’s Champions League triumph under Thomas Tuchel, beginning in the ultimate win against Manchester City.

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