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Carlo Ancelotti keen for Real Madrid to sign Timo Werner?

Ancelotti keen for Real Madrid to sign Werner?
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New Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti wants his club to move for Chelsea's Timo Werner this summer, according to a report.

New Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti is reportedly keen for the Spanish giants to move for Chelsea's Timo Werner during this summer's transfer window.

Werner had a mixed first season at Stamford Bridge, scoring 12 times and contributing 15 assists in 52 appearances in all competitions following a move from RB Leipzig.

The Germany international only managed six Premier League goals, though, and Chelsea are thought to be keen to bring a new centre-forward to the club in the current market.

According to Fichajes, the incoming Real Madrid manager is a huge admirer of Werner and has asked the club to pursue a move for the attacker ahead of next season.

The report claims that moving for the German was one of three requests made by Ancelotti, who also wants Lyon's Houssem Aouar, while the Italian is believed to want to keep Gareth Bale.

Werner - currently with the Germany squad at Euro 2020 - still has more than four years left to run on his contract with Thomas Tuchel's side.

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Monday's key events


ATHLETICS
· There are no Brits in the women's 100m hurdles final, but Puerto Rico's Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, fresh from breaking the Olympic record in the semis, will hope to pip world record holder Kendra Harrison to gold (3.50am)
· The women's 5000m final also has no Team GB representation, but two-time world champion Hellen Obiri of Kenya will be looking to add an Olympic gold to her list of honours (1.40pm)

SAILING
· The women's skiff 49er FX (6.33am) and men's skiff 49er (7.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races

FOOTBALL
· A place in the women's gold medal match is up for grabs, starting with an all-North American semi-final between United States and Canada (9am)
· Australia, who edged past Team GB's in a seven-goal quarter-final thriller, take on Sweden in the second semi-final (12pm)

CYCLING
· The track cycling schedule gets underway, with Team GB holding a particular interest in the team pursuit qualifying. Laura Kenny is part of the women's team (7.54am), while the men's team includes Ed Clancy (9.02am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· The Gadirova twins Jessica and Jennifer will both take part in the women's floor final as they look to add to their team bronze (9.57am)

WEIGHTLIFTING
· Newly-crowned European champion Emily Campbell flies the flag for Great Britain in the women's +87kg, but faces stiff competition for medals from China's Li Wenwen and New Zealand's Laurel Hubbard (11.50am)

HOCKEY
· The women's hockey quarter-finals begin, with Team GB last up against Spain (1pm)

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