Germany striker Werner close to joining Chelsea from Leipzig
The Premier League club reportedly agreed to a deal in principle to sign Werner after meeting his release clause of around 60 million euros ($68 million), which expires on June 15.
The 24-year-old Werner has also been linked with a move to Liverpool.
He has scored 31 goals in all competitions this season for Leipzig, which has reached the Champions League quarterfinals.
The London team has already agreed to sign Ajax winger Hakim Ziyech, who is set to join on July 1.