Tottenham confirm Timo Werner’s return after Daniel Levy transfer masterstroke

Tottenham have fulfilled Ange Postecoglou’s wish to bring Timo Werner back to the club for next season after a successful spell with the Premier League side in the just-ended campaign.

Timo Werner returns for a new loan to Tottenham(James Baylis – AMA/Getty Images))

Tottenham have confirmed the return of Timo Werner to the club on a new loan deal, after Daniel Levy negotiated a low-cost deal.

Werner originally joined Spurs in January from RB Leipzig and quickly became a regular player under Ange Postecoglou. He scored two goals and assisted three more goals in the 14 games he played in all competitions.

He missed the final five games of the campaign due to a hamstring injury suffered in the North London Derby against Arsenal. But Postecoglou has always wanted to bring him back to the Spurs and now he has granted his wish.

There was an option to buy in his original loan contract for €17m (£15m), but chairman Levy agreed to a new loan deal with an option to buy for €10m (£8.5m). sterling) next summer. The Spurs confirmed the news with a statement on their website.

It said: “We are delighted to announce an agreement for Timo Werner to rejoin us on loan from RB Leipzig for the 2024/25 season, with the option to make the deal permanent. Signed on loan from the Bundesliga side in January, the German The international striker was a regular in Ange Postecoglou’s team in the second half of last season.

“With Heung-Min Son on international duty and Dejan Kulusevski injured, Timo was thrown straight into action, starting and setting up Rodrigo Bentancur’s goal in our 2-2 draw against United on his debut at Old Trafford, five days after joining we.

“Timo, 28, played 14 games for us in 2023/24: 13 in the Premier League, one in the FA Cup. He contributed goals against Brentford and Villa and three assists in those 13 Premier League games before a “A hamstring problem ended his season in early May.”

Werner scored twice during his time at Spurs in the season that just ended(James Baylis – AMA/Getty Images))

Earlier this week, Postecoglou revealed that Spurs were racing against time to agree a deal for Werner.