Chelsea are closing in on the signing of Timo Werner after agreeing to activate the RB Leipzig striker's £49 million ($62m) release clause, sources have told ESPN.
The Blues have moved ahead of Liverpool in the race for the striker by matching the asking price, with sources telling ESPN that Werner is on the brink of accepting a five-year contract worth £200,000 a week.
Borussia Dortmund have denied they used an injury as cover-up after forward Jadon Sancho broke lockdown rules to fly to England in mid-to-late April.
Pictures of Sancho having his hair cut emerged in the German press along with suggestions he was put into a 14-day quarantine on his return before the Bundesliga restarted for an unrelated incident following an enforced stoppage due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Schalke and U.S. midfielder Weston McKennie published a video on social media on Wednesday that mixed footage of police officers using force against black people with clips of football players and other athletes saying: "Enough is enough."