Chelsea ace Timo Werner excited for ‘prime three striker’ Romelu Lukaku’s switch and says Belgian could make him higher
TIMO WERNER reckons Chelsea are signing top-of-the-line three strikers on the planet.
And it’s truthful to imagine the German, who scored six Premier League objectives following a £48million transfer from RB Leipzig, just isn’t together with himself on this elite bunch.
Timo Werner reckons Chelsea are signing one of many prime three strikers within the worldCredit: Pacemaker
Romelu Lukaku is near rejoining Chelsea for £97.5m from InterCredit: Getty
If there’s one participant who is aware of all about struggling a sluggish begin to life at Stamford Bridge, it’s Romelu Lukaku, who is about to return for £97.5million.
Werner, 25, is unquestionably being handed way more of an opportunity than Lukaku had in his first stint in West London.
And much from being intimidated by the approaching arrival of one other ahead, Werner is rolling out the crimson carpet.
Werner, who hopes to guide Chelsea to a different European trophy right here at Windsor Park tonight within the Uefa Tremendous Cup in opposition to Villarreal, appears real when stressing he may gain advantage from having Belgian Lukaku, 28, on the membership.
The German stated: “He’s in all probability top-of-the-line three strikers on the planet.
“I don’t assume we have to say an excessive amount of about him. He’s a world-class striker who would profit any crew.
“At Leipzig, it all the time helped me having an enormous striker alongside me.
He’s in all probability top-of-the-line three strikers on the planet.
Timo Werner on Romelu Lukaku
“I’m not the most important and, while you play by yourself up entrance, you all the time have the eye of 1 or two brawny defenders.
“It’s a very good new weapon to have in our recreation that if you happen to play a protracted ball, he’ll maintain it up after which the quick gamers round him can set off.
“I believe that’s good for any crew.”
Whether or not Werner shall be performed in a entrance two stays to be seen, however boss Thomas Tuchel may have numerous choices obtainable.
With Kai Havertz, Christian Pulisic, Mason Mount and Hakim Ziyech all set to jostle for a spot, together with Werner and Lukaku, right here is an attacking line-up each bit nearly as good as Manchester Metropolis’s.
Tuchel actually believes bringing in an skilled striker, having misplaced Olivier Giroud, shall be good for everybody.
Despite the fact that it might upset a few of the gamers over the approaching months . . .
German Tuchel stated: “It’s good for any squad if gamers with a sure high quality or angle arrive.
“However it is advisable remember that not all people is joyful if I’m a defender and an enormous participant arrives in my place.
“They won’t be totally satisfied about this arrival, and even be joyful about it.
“That is fairly human and we’ve to take care about this. It isn’t nearly accumulating gamers with expertise.
“It’s about what can somebody convey when it comes to character and profile to the group, with out disturbing them, however on the identical time conserving folks on their toes — so that they aren’t within the consolation zone.
“It’s about conserving all people on the entrance foot and in a state of insecurity the place all people actually has to struggle for his or her place.”
For Tuchel, like different prime managers, it has been a disjointed pre-season so tonight’s Chelsea crew shall be a bit combine and match.
It doesn’t really feel like stress as a result of that is what we demand of ourselves, me on the very first level.
Thomas Tuchel on being European champions
This would be the Blues’ first recreation since their conquer Manchester Metropolis within the Champions League ultimate.
And beginning with Villarreal, Manchester United’s Europa League ultimate conquerors, there shall be stress to hold on the place they left off in Porto.
As you’d anticipate, Tuchel claims his crew will benefit from the stress.
However that is coming from a person but to really feel any warmth from one of many world’s most trigger-happy homeowners.
Chelsea have a real probability of getting near Metropolis this season.
But when Tuchel does battle over the subsequent few months, Roman Abramovich would haven’t any qualms about urgent the eject button on the supervisor’s hotseat.
Tuchel stated: “It doesn’t really feel like stress as a result of that is what we demand of ourselves, me on the very first level.
‘TAMMY WAS CLEARLY NOT HAPPY’
“I wish to lead by instance, to come back into Cobham with a very good temper and power, able to proceed the journey.
“It isn’t over, it has simply began, and hopefully it will likely be a protracted journey.
“Does anyone have a recipe the best way to do higher after a Champions League victory?
“I don’t know, it was my first win so I believe the braveness is to face the challenges, step up and carry on demanding.”
One participant whose Chelsea profession seems over is striker Tammy Abraham, 23.
The membership have accepted a £33m supply from Roma however the participant — hoping for Arsenal to make a transfer — has but to resolve and will function tonight.
Tuchel stated: “Tammy was clearly not pleased with the final half a yr and he has perhaps motive to not be joyful.
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“Possibly it was my fault to not push him and belief him on the identical degree as different gamers. What are Tammy’s plans?
“Does he struggle his means again into the crew from the place he ended final season?
“Or does he wish to change golf equipment to 1 the place he has a greater probability of being a starter? That is the scenario.”
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