Chelsea are still trying to monitor RB Leipzig Star Timo Werner amid talks of Liverpool pulling out, MySportDab reports.
The Blues were ready to give up before when the German was set to join Liverpool.
However, Liverpool have now pulled out of the race to sign the 24-year-old due to the financial issues.
Liverpool director Michael Edwards is unwilling to pay Werner’s £52m release clause.
Despite that, the door has now opened for Chelsea and Manchester United to sign the player.
Both Premier League teams have contacted Werner’s representatives and want to be updated on any updates.
Now, According to German Newspaper Bild, Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger has spoken to Werner and is trying to convince him to join Chelsea.
Rudiger and Werner both play for the German national team but were also friends during their time at Stuttgart.
MySportDab understands It is left for Timo Werner to decide his future on waiting for Liverpool or sign for another club.
The RB Leipzig Striker has also ruled out signing for Bayern Munich because he wants to impress in another major league.
Chelsea Coach Frank Lampard wants to sign a new striker to his squad.
Despite Tammy Abraham having performed well in his breakthrough season, the former Aston Villa man is not at the level of Werner.
Werner has scored 31 goals across all competitions this season, with 24 in the German Bundesliga.