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Chelsea were better than Real Madrid, we have to think about LaLiga now – Casemiro
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Chelsea were better than Real Madrid, we have to think about LaLiga now – Casemiro

  Real Madrid midfielder, Casemiro, has insisted that Chelsea were better than his side following their Champions League exit on Wednesday. Casemiro also urged Real Madrid to now think about the LaLiga following their 2-0 defeat against Chelsea in the Champions League semi-final second leg tie at Stamford Bridge, thanks to goals from Timo Werner and Mason Mount. Chelsea eliminated Real Madrid from the Champions League on a 3-1 aggregate victory, having played a 1-1 draw against the LaLiga champions in the first-leg last week. “The first 25 minutes we played better, we had two chances with Karim,” Casemiro said post-match in comments carried by Diario AS. “Then there’s no explanation, they were better, they had more opportunities, and there’s no excuse. “We have t...
Champions League: Mount Makes History as Chelsea Eliminates Real Madrid
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Champions League: Mount Makes History as Chelsea Eliminates Real Madrid

Chelsea midfielder, Mason Mount, on Wednesday night, made history following his side’s UEFA Champions League semi-final 2-0 win over Real Madrid at Stamford Bridge. Two goals from Timo Werner and Mount ensured Chelsea qualified for the Champions League final ahead of Real Madrid. Chelsea eliminated Real Madrid from the Champions League on a 3-1 aggregate victory, having played a 1-1 draw against Zinedine Zidane’s side in the first-leg last week. Thomas Tuchel’s men will now face Premier League rivals Manchester City in the Champions League final on May 29. However, according to OptaJose, Mount’s goal against Real Madrid means the England international has now become the youngest player (22 years and 115 days) in the Champions League history to score in a semi-final against ...
Chelsea Set up Champions League Showdown With City after Real win
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Chelsea Set up Champions League Showdown With City after Real win

Chelsea set up an all-English Champions League final with Manchester City after beating Real Madrid 2-0 at Stamford Bridge in the semi-final second leg, going through 3-1 on aggregate. Timo Werner put Chelsea ahead (28), nodding into the empty net from under the crossbar after Kai Havertz's chip had hit the woodwork, before Real rode their luck as the hosts missed four big chances to double their lead in the opening 20 minutes of the second period. Chelsea finally got their second to kill off the tie with five minutes remaining as Mason Mount stuck home substitute Christian Pulisic's centre at close range, capping off a fine display and marking an extraordinary turnaround at the club since Thomas Tuchel joined in January. Chelsea will now play in their third Cham...
Abramovich Identifies Striker for Chelsea as Tuchel Loses Faith in Werner
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Abramovich Identifies Striker for Chelsea as Tuchel Loses Faith in Werner

  Chelsea owner, Roman Abramovich, has approved a transfer move for Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku, according to Mundo Deportivo. Lukaku has previously played for the Blues, making 15 appearances over a three-year period. He nearly returned later in his career but eventually left Everton for Manchester United. Chelsea is now ready to bring back Lukaku, who scored 61 goals in 92 games for Inter, as they ended Juventus’ dominance. It is believed Abramovich is prepared to go all out to bring the Belgium international back to Stamford Bridge. The report claims Thomas Tuchel has lost faith in Timo Werner and wants to recruit a proven Premier League goalscorer.
Chelsea: Timo Werner equals Eden Hazard’s record
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Chelsea: Timo Werner equals Eden Hazard’s record

  Chelsea forward, Timo Werner has equalled the club’s former player, Eden Hazard’s record at Stamford Bridge. Werner, who has endured a lot of criticism this season, equalled a record held by Hazard, who currently plays for Real Madrid, in Chelsea’s 2-0 win over Fulham in the Premier League on Saturday. The 25-year-old has come under fire on several occasions this season for missing easy chances, the most recent of which came in Chelsea’s Champions League semi-final first-leg 1-1 draw with Real Madrid last Tuesday. The Germany international failed to get on the scoresheet once again against Fulham, but he did provide the assist for Kai Havertz’s second goal against the visitors. And in doing so, Werner registered his 10th assist in all competitions for the Blues th...
Lukaku vs Haaland: Chelsea Coach, Tuchel Picks Between both Strikers
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Lukaku vs Haaland: Chelsea Coach, Tuchel Picks Between both Strikers

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, would prefer the club to make a transfer move for Inter Milan’s Romelu Lukaku instead of Dortmund’s Erling Haaland. Lukaku and Haaland have been heavily linked with a move to Chelsea this summer transfer. The Sport Bild reported that Lukaku is on Tuchel’s shortlist of strikers he wants the Chelsea board to sign this summer as Tammy Abraham is out of favour and Timo Werner missing a string of glorious chances for the Blues this season. Tuchel actually wants Lukaku, having ‘fallen in love with the Belgium international. The German believes Lukaku is the ‘polished’ striker that could slide into his team next season. Lukaku, a former Chelsea striker, has also played for Everton and Manchester United in the past. Meanwhile, Lukaku recently reve...
Thiago Silva’s Wife, Isabelle Attacks Timo Werner Over Missed Chance in Chelsea Draw with Real Madrid [VIDEO]
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Thiago Silva’s Wife, Isabelle Attacks Timo Werner Over Missed Chance in Chelsea Draw with Real Madrid [VIDEO]

  Isabelle da Silva, wife of veteran Chelsea defender, Thiago Silva, has attacked Timo Werner over his missed chance during Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-final first leg in Spain on Tuesday evening. Christian Pulisic put Chelsea ahead but Karim Benzema scored Madrid’s equaliser to make it 1-1. Before that, however, Werner had a clear chance to put the Blues ahead but missed the excellent opportunity from close range. And Isabelle da Silva, who was watching the game at home with her children, was less than impressed with the Germany international’s latest miss. In a video uploaded to her Instagram account during the first half, Isabelle da Silva said, “This is karma, guys. Every team I go to there is a striker who keeps missing goal...
Rio Ferdinand Names Chelsea Player Being Unfairly Treated by Tuchel
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Rio Ferdinand Names Chelsea Player Being Unfairly Treated by Tuchel

  Manchester United legend, Rio Ferdinand has identified Tammy Abraham as one Chelsea players that is being harshly treated at the club following Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-final first leg in Spain on Tuesday evening. Thomas Tuchel’s side earned a 1-1 draw away in Spain as Christian Pulisic’s superb individual effort was cancelled out by Karim Benzema’s close-range strike. Germany international, Timo Werner led Chelsea’s attack in the game but squandered an excellent chance to put his side ahead in the first half. And Ferdinand, a former England international believes Abraham, who was left on the bench throughout the duration of the game, should have been given a chance to lead Chelsea’s front line ahead of Werner. “It’s crazy, ...
Real Madrid vs Chelsea: Tuchel explains why he substituted Azpilicueta, Pulic, Werner
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Real Madrid vs Chelsea: Tuchel explains why he substituted Azpilicueta, Pulic, Werner

  Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has said he took off Cesar Azpilicueta, Christian Pulisic and Timo Werner during their 1-1 draw with Real Madrid, because they were struggling with tiredness. Pulisic opened the scoring in the 14th minute of Tuesday’s Champions League semi-final first leg. Werner had earlier missed a golden chance to break the deadlock, firing a close-range strike straight at Thibaut Courtois. The Blues were soon made to pay for their profligacy, after Karim Benzema equalised on the half-hour mark. Reece James, Hakim Ziyech and Kai Havertz were brought on in place of Azpilicueta, Pulisic and Werner with 20 minutes left. When asked whether it was always his plan to make changes just past the hour-mark, Tuchel replied: “No, you cannot plan. But in ...
EPL: If you Keep Missing Chances, Chelsea will Dump you – Hargreaves warns Timo Werner
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EPL: If you Keep Missing Chances, Chelsea will Dump you – Hargreaves warns Timo Werner

  Former Manchester United midfielder, Owen Hargreaves has warned Timo Werner that he would be dumped by Chelsea if he keeps missing glorious goal opportunities during important matches. Hargreaves warned that the Blues will go out and sign a top striker in the summer transfer window if the German fails to work on his confidence level. Werner’s strike against West Ham on Saturday was his second Premier League goal since November. And the goal took his tally of top-flight goals to just six in 31 appearances for Chelsea this season. Werner missed a gilt-edged opportunity to grab a second against West Ham when he scuffed a shot wide from yards out. And Hargreaves, a former Bayern Munich star, feels the final stages of the season will be vital for Werner. “He can ...
West Ham vs Chelsea: Why I Can’t Score more Than one Goal for now – Werner
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West Ham vs Chelsea: Why I Can’t Score more Than one Goal for now – Werner

  Timo Werner has reacted to his squandered opportunity in Chelsea’s 1-0 win against West on Saturday. The Germany International, who is in the process of rebuilding his confidence, said that one goal was enough for the day, and jokingly adding that scoring two would have been too much for his recovery process. He admitted he should have scored the glorious opportunity he had but insisted he was happy to deliver the win for Chelsea. Werner opened the scoring for the visitors in the first half when he tapped in from six yards after a low cross from Ben Chilwell. A glorious second chance came begging after West Ham goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski had saved from Mason Mount’s long range effort but, Werner failed to convert the follow-up. The miss drew an astonishing rea...
Werner Reveals Team-mates’ Prediction as he Ends Chelsea Goal Drought
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Werner Reveals Team-mates’ Prediction as he Ends Chelsea Goal Drought

The Germany international had not scored in 14 games for club or country before his winner at London Stadium Timo Werner says Chelsea team-mates Callum Hudson-Odoi and Tammy Abraham predicted he would score after the German ended his 12-game goal drought with the winner at West Ham. The Germany international converted Ben Chilwell’s low cross in the first half at London Stadium as Thomas Tuchel's side secured a vital win that puts them three points clear of the Hammers in fourth place. It was Werner’s ninth goal in all competitions for Chelsea this season but his first since a 2-0 win over Newcastle in February, with the striker celebrating by pointing to Hudson-Odoi and Abraham on the substitutes' bench. Speaking to Sky Sports , the former RB Leipzig striker said: "I’m ver...
EPL: Tuchel makes Chelsea history after 1-0 win at West Ham
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EPL: Tuchel makes Chelsea history after 1-0 win at West Ham

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, made history on Saturday, as he extended his unbeaten run away from home to 10 matches, following a 1-0 win over West Ham. Tuchel only replaced Blues legend Frank Lampard in January. Since then, the 47-year-old has not lost a single game on the road. Chelsea took on the Hammers in a London Derby, looking to seal a spot in the top four. Timo Werner opened scoring just before half time, tucking away Ben Chilwell’s low cross. The Blues eased to victory in the dying stages of the game, as West Ham’s defender Fabian Balbuena was shown a straight red card for a tackle on Chilwell.
Werner Gives Chelsea Vital Win at 10-man West Ham
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Werner Gives Chelsea Vital Win at 10-man West Ham

Timo Werner's first-half strike helped strengthen Chelsea's grip on the top four with a 1-0 win at West Ham, who saw Fabian Balbuena controversially sent off after a VAR intervention. Chelsea's winner came just before half-time through Werner's first Premier League goal since mid-February, finishing off at close range from Ben Chilwell's low cross (43). The game opened up in the second half as Werner missed a fine chance to double his tally, turning wide at close range from a rebound, and West Ham were reduced to 10 men with a baffling dismissal as Balbuena's studs caught Chilwell's calf after following through with a clearance. After referee Chris Kavanagh consulted the pitchside monitor to view the incident, which seemed an unavoidable action from the West Ha...
EPL: Why I’m Struggling at Chelsea – Timo Werner
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EPL: Why I’m Struggling at Chelsea – Timo Werner

  Chelsea striker, Timo Werner, has revealed why he is struggling at Stamford Bridge this season. Werner has so far scored just five goals in 30 appearances in the Premier League for Chelsea this season. The 25-year-old joined Chelsea last summer transfer window from Red Bull Leipzig but has yet to recapture his previous stunning form at the Bundesliga side. The Germany international is now saying that ‘crazy stuff’ in his head has contributed to his Chelsea struggles but feels he is in the right place mentally to succeed now. “I don’t think I missed the quality to score goals in maybe a half year. When I first came to Chelsea in the first 12 games, I had eight goals, so it was nearly the same as in Leipzig,” Werner told the club’s Youtube channel. “Then there co...
Thomas Tuchel names three Chelsea players he’s very happy with after 1-0 win over City
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Thomas Tuchel names three Chelsea players he’s very happy with after 1-0 win over City

  Thomas Tuchel has named three Chelsea stars he is very happy with after their FA Cup semi-final win against Manchester City on Saturday. The German tactician said any player who he gives the opportunity to be on the pitch must show that he deserves to play. “When you’re on the pitch you need to show you play your part, you play your role for 100%, that you’re reliable,” the former PSG boss said at post-match press conference after Chelsea defeated Manchester City 1-0 to qualify for the FA Cup final. Tuchel said he was very happy with Hakim Ziyech, Timo Werner and Kepa Arrizabalaga because they made good use of the opportunity given to them against Pep Guardiola’s side. The Blues scored through a rapid counter attack in the second half when Mason Mount’s through ba...
FA Cup: Thomas Tuchel Names Players that caused Man City Problems during 1-0 win
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FA Cup: Thomas Tuchel Names Players that caused Man City Problems during 1-0 win

  Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel singled out Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner as two players that troubled Manchester City’s defence during the Blues 1-0 triumph over Pep Guardiola’s side at Wembley on Saturday. Chelsea booked their place in the FA Cup final on Saturday, beating Man City 1-0 in the process and Tuchel had Werner and Ziyech to praise for the victory. The Blues were the more dangerous side at Wembley as they exploited the space behind City’s defence time after time. The west London side scored through a rapid counter attack in the second half when Mason Mount’s through ball found Werner, who cut the ball across the box for Hakim Ziyech to roll it into an empty net. Tuchel brought back Ziyech and Werner into the starting lineup for Christian Pulisic and Kai Ha...
FA Cup: Alan Shearer, Ashley Cole name Chelsea player who made Man City struggle
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FA Cup: Alan Shearer, Ashley Cole name Chelsea player who made Man City struggle

  Alan Shearer and Ashley Cole have hailed Timo Werner’s performance, in Chelsea’s 1-0 win over Manchester City in the FA Cup semi-finals. Werner caused City problems with his runs in behind and laid on the match-winning assist for Hakim Ziyech in the second half. The German international has come under much criticism for his struggles in front of goal, but former Newcastle striker Shearer was hugely impressed by his efforts. “It was a brilliant run from Werner and Ziyech just has to put it in the back of the net,” Shearer told the BBC. “We said about Werner before the game, we highlighted some of the sitters he’s missed this season but that’s why he was in the team today. “That’s why he was asked to play on the last defender to run in behind because he knew City...
Erling Haaland Names 7 Strikers that are Better Than him
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Erling Haaland Names 7 Strikers that are Better Than him

Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland has named seven strikers in world football that are currently better than him. According to Haaland, the seven forwards who clearly outperform him at present are Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo, Tottenham’s Harry Kane, Man City’s Kun Agüero, Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski, Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino and Chelsea’s Timo Werner. The 20-year-old chose them in an interview with a Norwegian outlet, the ‘Verdens Gang’. The Norway international didn’t choose other attackers of much quality like Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Paris Saint-Germain’s Neymar because he focused on those footballers more specialists in the finish. Among the notable players not mentioned are Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappe, Inter Mi...
Paul Merson Names Chelsea’s Most Important Player
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Paul Merson Names Chelsea’s Most Important Player

  Arsenal legend, Paul Merson, has identified Mason Mount as Chelsea’s most important player. There were fears that the England International will lose his position to either Kai Havertz, Timo Werner when Chelsea brought them in from Germany during the transfer market last summer. However, Mason, Chelsea’s academy product, has proved to be a major player in the team and has cemented a regular playing time under Thomas Tuchel. And Paul Merson spoke highly of Mount and rates him better than Timo Werner and Kai Havertz. “Look how much money Chelsea spent on Kai Havertz and Timo Werner and they are nowhere near as important as Mount,” Merson wrote in his “He’s the go-to man now, and that’s phenomenal at his age. He carries the team. “The turn and shot for the goal...
Champions League: Tuchel told to Replace Werner with Aguero
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Champions League: Tuchel told to Replace Werner with Aguero

  Arsenal legend, Paul Merson, has advised Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel, to sign Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero, to replace Timo Werner. Aguero will end his 10-year stay at the Etihad this summer and he is believed to be keen on remaining in the Premier League. Merson believes Aguero “ticks the box” for Tuchel’s Chelsea and says the 32-year-old can replace the struggling Werner. He told Sky Sports: “He [Sergio Aguero] ticks the box for me and the way Chelsea play – Chelsea are dominant in football matches, they dictate games and have a lot of possession, they play neat and tidy football around the box and they are looking for that little ball. While Merson doubts Werner will come good at Chelsea, he believes the club should be patient with fellow summer signing Ka...
Morrison tells Tuchel Chelsea player that shouldn’t make starting XI again after 2-0 over Porto
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Morrison tells Tuchel Chelsea player that shouldn’t make starting XI again after 2-0 over Porto

  Former Premier League star, Clinton Morrison, has told Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel to keep Timo Werner out of the team. Morrison said the Germany International ‘needs time out’ of the Chelsea team after the striker struggled again in the game against Porto in Sevilla last night. Werner has endured a difficult season at Chelsea, scoring just eight goals in 38 appearances for the Blues in all competitions. The 25-year-old was subbed off by Tuchel in the second-half of Chelsea’s 2-0 win over Porto on Wednesday. “Chelsea have got other attacking options – it just depends on how long Tuchel wants to stick with Timo Werner,’ Morrison told BBC Radio 5 Live. “Listen, Werner is not a bad player. You don’t become a bad player overnight. It’s just at the moment, he’s gett...
Tuchel Explains why he Substituted Havertz, Werner against Porto
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Tuchel Explains why he Substituted Havertz, Werner against Porto

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has given reasons he took off Timo Werner and Kai Havertz, during their 2-0 win at FC Porto in the Champions League quarter-final. The Blues returned home with a commanding lead from the first leg of the game. Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell got the goals, while it was another miserable outing for Werner and Havertz. Werner was replaced by Olivier Giroud and Havertz by Christian Pulisic. “At the time I accepted that it was a tough match for Timo and Kai today, they didn’t have their best day. “We did not deliver so good, so the connection between the seven and the front three wasn’t there. The balls we delivered weren’t the best balls. “Also, I could feel that our two German players, Kai and Timo, didn’t play at their highest level so I wa...
Porto vs Chelsea: Tuchel announces strong squad for Champions League tie
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Porto vs Chelsea: Tuchel announces strong squad for Champions League tie

  Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, has named a strong squad to face FC Porto in the Champions League quarter-final’s first-leg tie on Wednesday night. Tuchel released a 23-man squad that has the likes of N’Golo Kante, Mateo Kovacic and Mason Mount to lead the midfield for the Blues against Porto at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium in Seville, Spain. Chelsea had knocked Atlético Madrid out from the Champions League last-16 in March, while Porto eliminated Juventus. Tuchel’s side head to the game after losing 5-2 to West Brom in the Premier League on Saturday at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea’s squad against Porto: Kepa Arrizabalaga, Toni Rudiger, Marcos Alonso, Andreas Christensen, Jorginho, Thiago Silva, N’Golo Kante, Tammy Abraham, Christian Pulisic, Timo Werner, Willy C...
Chelsea vs West Brom: Don’t Force Women to Date you – Tuchel tells Werner
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Chelsea vs West Brom: Don’t Force Women to Date you – Tuchel tells Werner

  Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel has revealed that he told German striker Timo Werner, that as he cannot force a woman to go out on a dinner with him, so he should not force himself to start scoring goals. He said the goals will come at the right time, urging the player to take things easy with himself. Tuchel spoke to Werner following his shocking miss against North Macedonia in a World Cup qualifier on Wednesday. Werner missed a sitter and was highly criticised by both Chelsea and Germany supporters and even his national team coach Joachim Low. Germany suffered a shocking 2-1 loss in the hands of the lowly rated North Macedonia side But speaking ahead of Chelsea’s Premier League clash against West Brom on Saturday, Tuchel said he has spoken to the player about ...
Chelsea vs West Brom: Tuchel Confirms Player to Miss, start Premier League Clash
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Chelsea vs West Brom: Tuchel Confirms Player to Miss, start Premier League Clash

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, has confirmed the player who will miss and start his side’s Premier League tie against West Brom on Saturday afternoon. Tuchel, midfielder, N’Golo Kante, will miss the West Brom clash at Stamford Bridge due to injury, while Timo Werner, who missed an open goal in Germany’s 2-1 World Cup qualifier defeat against North Macedonia earlier this week, will start for the Blues against the visitors. The German said this during his pre-match press conference on Friday. Recall that Kante had returned to Chelsea early from international duty after picking up a minor hamstring injury. “Everyone was training today, and we had a good, high-quality session,” Tuchel said. “Apart from N’Golo Kante, he wasn’t with the squad, and he did some individual work.” ...
Germany vs North Macedonia: I’m sorry for Chelsea striker, Timo Werner – Ilkay Gundogan
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Germany vs North Macedonia: I’m sorry for Chelsea striker, Timo Werner – Ilkay Gundogan

Germany midfielder, Ilkay Gundogan, has said that he is ‘sorry’ for teammate Timo Werner after the striker’s huge miss in their side’s 2-1 home shock defeat against North Macedonia in a World Cup qualifier on Wednesday night. Goals from Goran Pandev and Eljif Elmas ensured North Macedonia defeated Germany at the MSV-Arena Stadium. Gundogan scored a penalty in the 63rd minute for Joachim Löw’s side. Werner had missed a huge opportunity to score in Macedonia’s penalty area after receiving a pass from Gundogan in the second half during the encounter. Reacting to Werner’s miss after the game, Gundogan showed sympathy towards the 25-year-old forward. “I’m sorry for Timo,” Gundogan said at his post-match press conference. “He’s the one who wants to score the most. “We ha...
Germany coach slams Werner for shocking miss in 2-1 defeat to Macedonia
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Germany coach slams Werner for shocking miss in 2-1 defeat to Macedonia

  Germany coach, Joachim Low, has slammed Timo Werner for his shocking miss from close range, as they lost 2-1 to North Macedonia on Wednesday in Duisburg. It was surprise home defeat for the four-time World Cup-winners in the Qatar 2022 home qualifier. Goran Pandev opened scoring, before Ilkay Gundogan made it 1-1 from the penalty spot. Werner had the chance to put Germany in front, only to scuff his shot wide from inside the penalty box. Eljif Elmas made it 2-1 with five minutes left to seal a historic win. “He must put that ball away, no question at all. “He has shown here he can score goals. “But he doesn’t hit the ball right with his left foot, if he makes a clean contact with the ball it’s a goal,” Joachim Low said on RTL after the match.
Tuchel Gives Abramovich Name of Player to Sign this Summer
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Tuchel Gives Abramovich Name of Player to Sign this Summer

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has given the Blues owner, Roman Abramovich, the name of the player to sign this summer transfer window, according to Spanish outlet, Sport. Tuchel has personally asked Abramovich to use Timo Werner in a player-plus-cash deal to sign Borussia Dortmund striker, Erling Haaland, this summer. The German gaffer is desperate to secure the signature of Haaland at the end of the season as he has not held back with his regards to his coaching style with Werner. The former Paris Saint-Germain coach is often overheard “barking orders” at Werner from the sidelines since he replaced Frank Lampard at Stamford Bridge last January. Chelsea will face strong competitions from Premier League rivals Manchester United and Manchester City as well as LaLiga sides, ...
Rudiger Names Chelsea’s two Fastest Players, Counters Timo Werner
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Rudiger Names Chelsea’s two Fastest Players, Counters Timo Werner

  Antonio Rudiger has named two players faster than said Timo Werner at Chelsea mentioning himself among them. Rudiger said although Werner has always been quick since he was young, he [Rudiger] and Fikayo Tomori are the fastest. When Werner joined Chelsea from Leipzig, the first thing he said was that “My speciality is that I am really fast.” And this the German international has shown on many occasions including Hakim Ziyech’s opening goal in the 2-0 win over Atletico Madrid on Wednesday, which was made possible by his outpacing Atleti defenders. Asked whether he knew that Werner would make it at the top level, the centre-back told Soccer AM: “Yes, because his speed and eagerness to score goals, [these] come to him naturally. “When he came up the first time [at...
Timo Werner Set to Leave Chelsea
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Timo Werner Set to Leave Chelsea

  Chelsea striker, Timo Werner, is already prepared to leave the club, Football Insider reports. Werner only arrived at Stamford Bridge RB Leipzig last summer. The 25-year-old has improved slightly after Thomas Tuchel replaced Frank Lampard in January. But he has scored just five times in the Premier League in 27 appearances after netting 28 times in Germany last season. This past week, he was heard being berated by Tuchel from the touch-line for his positioning. It is now believed Werner could consider leaving the Blues after this season.
No room for ‘Self-pity’ – Tuchel Tells Timo Werner
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No room for ‘Self-pity’ – Tuchel Tells Timo Werner

  Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, has told striker, Timo Werner, that there is no room for ‘self-pity’ after the 24-year-old saw a goal chalked off in the Blues’ Premier League 1-0 victory against Liverpool at Anfield on Thursday night. Werner had the ball in the back of the net after rounding Liverpool goalkeeper, Alisson Becker, and clipping into the empty goal. His effort was, however, ruled out by the narrowest of offside calls. The Germany attacker has only scored one goal since Tuchel took over from Frank Lampard last January. But Tuchel, who was satisfied with Werner’s display, told him he doesn’t need to worry too much about his lack of goals for Chelsea this season. “I demand 100% in every training, I do not allow self-pity,” Tuchel said at his post-match p...
Tuchel ‘Explains Things Easier’ Now Than Former Boss – Chelsea Striker, Werner
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Tuchel ‘Explains Things Easier’ Now Than Former Boss – Chelsea Striker, Werner

Chelsea striker Timo Werner has credited Thomas Tuchel with his recent uptuck in form, saying the new boss ‘explains things easier’ than sacked Frank Lampard. The former RB Leipzig, now Chelsea striker, 24, has endured a topsy-turvy season since his £47.5million move last summer – even going on a 14-game Premier League goal drought before his strike against Newcastle last week. And Werner believes his ability to communicate more clearly with Tuchel has been crucial, having recently called the new boss’ arrival a ‘fresh start’. Werner told Sky Sports: “When you have a new manager it is, every time, a new beginning for everybody, so it was a new beginning for me as well. “I said, ‘OK, I missed so many chances, I missed so many points and maybe I will start now.’ “I underst...
Paul Merson Explains Why Chelsea Will Fail to Secure Top-four Under Tuchel
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Paul Merson Explains Why Chelsea Will Fail to Secure Top-four Under Tuchel

  Former Arsenal star, Paul Merson, has explained why Chelsea will fail to secure a top-four position on the Premier League table this season under their manager, Thomas Tuchel. Chelsea are currently in the 5th position on the English Premier League table with two points behind fourth-place West Ham United and three points ahead of sixth-place Liverpool after 25 matches. But Merson feels Chelsea will miss out from the top-four this term because of their attacking limitations under Tuchel. According to him, Chelsea lacks the ability to blow teams away, adding that it will eventually cost them the top-four race. “Thomas Tuchel needs to get Mason Mount and Timo Werner playing closer together for Chelsea,” Merson wrote in his Daily Star column. “There is too much goi...
Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea: Thomas Tuchel speaks on being sacked
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Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea: Thomas Tuchel speaks on being sacked

  Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel has said it does not matter whether he signs a long or short term contract, adding that the club will still sack him if they don’t like him. Tuchel led Chelsea to a 1-0 win against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League last 16 first leg in Spain on Tuesday night. The victory means that the German has not tasted defeat as the Blues manager. The former Paris Saint-Germain manager also revealed that the board of the former Premier League and Champions League holders are demanding that he plays and gets the best out of their two expensive players Kai Havertz and Timo Werner. Asked about his short term contract, the German said, “It affects me, but in a very positive way,” Tuchel told Ferdinand 5 Live podcast. “I didn’t like it at first...
What Chelsea Have Done to Me – Timo Werner
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What Chelsea Have Done to Me – Timo Werner

  Chelsea forward, Timo Werner, has admitted that he has been humbled by the difficulties he has had to face at the club since joining last summer. The German admitted that his struggles at Stamford Bridge have brought him down to earth. Werner said he can no longer be considered a “super striker”. The forward joined Chelsea from RB Leipzig for a fee of £47.5 which means that much was expected of him but he has so far failed to live up to that hefty price tag. The Germany international knows he has fallen short of expectations in his first few months with the Blues. “At the beginning, I had this self-image that I can go on doing my thing here, but in the last few months I have been brought down to earth. It’s the way in England that you never have a quiet game,” ...
Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea: Thomas Tuchel’s Squad for Champions League Clash Confirmed
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Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea: Thomas Tuchel’s Squad for Champions League Clash Confirmed

Chelsea’s squad to face Atletico Madrid in the Champions League round of 16, first-leg tie in Bucharest, Romania has been confirmed. Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, released a list of 23 players to tackle Atletico Madrid in a post via the club’s official website on Monday evening. Tuchel’s men head to the game following a 1-1 draw with Southampton in the Premier League over the weekend, while Atletico Madrid lost 2-0 at home against Levante in the La Liga. The kick-off time for Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea is 9 pm. Chelsea’s squad against Atletico Madrid: Kepa Arrizabalaga Antonio Rudiger Marcos Alonso Andreas Christensen Jorginho N’Golo Kante Tammy Abraham Christian Pulisic Timo Werner Willy Caballero Kurt Zouma Edouard Mendy Mateo Kova...
Southampton vs Chelsea: Tuchel Makes Promise to Christian Pulisic head of EPL clash
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Southampton vs Chelsea: Tuchel Makes Promise to Christian Pulisic head of EPL clash

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, has promised winger, Christian Pulisic, that he will have an “important impact” on his squad ahead of their Premier League clash with Southampton on Saturday. Tuchel left Pulisic on the bench for Chelsea’s 2-0 victory against Newcastle United in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge on Monday night. Pulisic, who played under Tuchel at Borussia Dortmund, is yet to start a Premier League match since the former Paris Saint-Germain coach replaced Frank Lampard as Chelsea manager in January 2021. The 22-year-old was handed his first start in Chelsea’s 1-0 victory over Barnsley in the FA Cup fifth-round fixture last weekend but he was back on the bench against Newcastle as two goals from Olivier Giroud and Timo Werner gave Tuchel’s men all three points a...
Kepa vs Mendy: Jamie Carragher Names Chelsea’s Better Goalkeeper
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Kepa vs Mendy: Jamie Carragher Names Chelsea’s Better Goalkeeper

Former Liverpool defender, Jamie Carragher, has identified Edouard Mendy as a better goalkeeper for Chelsea ahead of Kepa Arrizabalaga. Carragher disclosed this on Monday as Kepa started ahead of Mendy in Chelsea’s 2-0 victory against Newcastle United in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge. Kepa, who Chelsea signed for £72million in 2018 from Athletic Bilbao, has played second fiddle to the Blues’ summer signing, Mendy, for much of the season. However, Tuchel handed Kepa his first Premier League start since last October on Monday night as Chelsea defeated Newcastle at home, thanks to goals from Olivier Giroud and Timo Werner. Comparing both goalkeepers, Carragher told Sky Sports: “Mendy is a better goalkeeper – we have seen that since he came in – but he’s not as good wit...
Thomas Tuchel Discloses Chelsea’s Target this Season
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Thomas Tuchel Discloses Chelsea’s Target this Season

  Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, has disclosed that the club’s target is to finish in the top four positions on the Premier League table this season. Tuchel made this known following Chelsea’s Premier League 2-0 victory over Newcastle United on Monday night at Stamford Bridge, thanks to goals from Olivier Giroud and Timo Werner. Tuchel’s men are now in the 4th position on the Premier League table with 42 points after beating Newcastle. “Top four is the target and stays the target There are many teams behind us chasing,” Tuchel told a post-match press conference. “We had many points to recover, and it stays a big challenge because many games are coming. “We’re going to play teams from the top and bottom, every game is difficult, and we will keep fighting.” Chelse...
EPL table: Werner Scores as Chelsea climb into fourth place after Newcastle win
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EPL table: Werner Scores as Chelsea climb into fourth place after Newcastle win

  Chelsea defeated Newcastle United 2-0 on Monday night, to move up to fourth position on the Premier League table. It was the Blues’ fourth league victory in a row under its new manager, Thomas Tuchel. Olivier Giroud put Chelsea 1-0 with a simple finish from inside the box. Timo Werner then ended his goal drought which lasted 100 days, as Tuchel’s men won comfortably at Stamford Bridge. Werner had replaced Tammy Abraham who was injured early in the game. Tuchel gave out-of-favour goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga his first league start since mid-October and the Spaniard saved well from a Joe Willock header in the 75th minute. However, he had little to do as Chelsea kept their fourth clean sheet in five league games under Tuchel.
Chelsea vs Newcastle: We Need ‘Strong’ Kepa in our Squad –Thomas Tuchel
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Chelsea vs Newcastle: We Need ‘Strong’ Kepa in our Squad –Thomas Tuchel

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, has insisted that the club needs a ‘strong’ Kepa Arrizabalaga, in his squad. Tuchel said this while explaining why he featured Kepa ahead of Edouard Mendy in the Blues’ Premier League clash against Newcastle United on Monday night. Tuchel said Kepa had a good game in Chelsea’s FA Cup 1-0 victory over Barnsley last Thursday. Two goals from Olivier Giroud and Timo Werner gave Tuchel’s men all three points against Newcastle at Stamford Bridge. “We need a strong Kepa in our squad,” Tuchel told reporters. “He had a good game in the cup, so we decided to give him another match to build up a little bit of rhythm and confidence and to trust him because he did very good.” “At the same time, it gives Edouard the chance to mentally recover.” Chels...
Chelsea vs Newcastle: I Don’t Want to be Loved by the Players – Tuchel
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Chelsea vs Newcastle: I Don’t Want to be Loved by the Players – Tuchel

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has said he is striving to be “unpredictable” in the dressing room, and that he won’t “do stuff to be loved” by the players. Tuchel replaced Frank Lampard last month and has overseen four wins in his first five matches. The former PSG boss has been able to bring the best out of players like Timo Werner, Jorginho and Callum Hudson-Odoi, while also endearing himself to the media. But he insists he can be a tough task-master behind the scenes at Stamford Bridge. “If we have behaviours that harm the group and cause trouble for the team on the pitch, we should tell the players individually, but I believe strongly that everybody has to have the personality to swallow criticism in front of the group. “That way, no harm is done because we can talk...
Timo Werner Opens Up on Champions League Fear Under Lampard
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Timo Werner Opens Up on Champions League Fear Under Lampard

Chelsea striker, Timo Werner, has admitted that his team was scared of failing to qualify for the Champions League under Frank Lampard. Werner, speaking with Chelsea’s 5th Stand app, says Thomas Tuchel has already changed the mindset of the players. The Blues are one point behind the top four spots, after winning their last three fixtures in the league. After starting life under their new manager with a draw against Wolves, victories over Burnley, Tottenham and Sheffield United have followed. Chelsea had won just two of their previous eight matches with Lampard in charge before his sacking, which had left them sitting at the ninth place in the table. “If we go back three or four matches, when the manager was not yet here, we were nine or ten points behind the top four. ...
EPL: Why Timo Werner is Struggling at Chelsea – Michael Ballack
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EPL: Why Timo Werner is Struggling at Chelsea – Michael Ballack

Former Chelsea midfielder, Michael Ballack, has revealed why striker, Timo Werner, is struggling at Chelsea. Werner, one of Frank Lampard’s marquee signings, has struggled to adapt to Chelsea’s style of play since his move to Stamford Bridge from RB Leipzig last year. The Germany international has not scored in 14 Premier League games for Chelsea. But Ballack is now saying that Werner is struggling at Chelsea because he was used to playing differently at Leipzig. According to him, the 24-year-old had a lot more space in front of him during his time at the German club, while Chelsea is the kind of team that has a lot of ball possession. “Timo started off pretty well,” Ballack told Omnisport. “Of course, if you are not scoring as a striker, then it is hard on your self-...
Timo Werner Speaks Out on his New Role Under Tuchel
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Timo Werner Speaks Out on his New Role Under Tuchel

Chelsea striker, Timo Werner, has spoken about his new position in manager, Thomas Tuchel’s formation. Werner said he is benefiting from his new role as a left number 10 in Tuchel’s squad, adding that he now has more space for runs in the middle and can play behind a striker. The German international, who was unable to find his form under former Chelsea manager Frank Lampard’s formation, impressed as the Blues defeated Sheffield United 2-1 on Sunday night in the Premier League. He created both goals as Mason Mount and Jorginho scored for Tuchel’s men at Bramall Lane. “Every manager is different in how he wants us to play. He gives us a lot of ideas,” Werner told Chelsea’s official website. “Now I play as a left number 10, not a left-winger, so I’ve more space for my runs...
EPL: Souness Reveals who Caused Frank Lampard’s Sack From Chelsea
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EPL: Souness Reveals who Caused Frank Lampard’s Sack From Chelsea

Former Liverpool midfielder, Graeme Souness, has blamed Chelsea striker, Timo Werner, for the sack of manager, Frank Lampard. Souness said Werner’s lack of form in front of goal played a role in Lampard’s departure at Stamford Bridge. He added that the Germany international, who has not scored in 14 Premier League games for Chelsea, is too “timid” for the English top-flight league. Recall that Lampard was sacked last month by Chelsea owner, Roman Abramovich, after he guided the Blues to beat Luton Town 3-1 in the FA Cup fourth-round tie. The Chelsea legend was replaced by former Paris Saint-German coach, Thomas Tuchel. “At no time does he [Timo Werner] look, so he does not know Mason Mount is coming, so he gets lucky there,” Souness told Sky Sports when analysing Chelsea...
‘It is obvious he has a lot of potential’ – No limit to Mount’s talent but he needs to improve further, says Tuchel
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‘It is obvious he has a lot of potential’ – No limit to Mount’s talent but he needs to improve further, says Tuchel

The Chelsea midfielder has continued his positive performances despite seeing his manager of two-and-a-half seasons, Frank Lampard, sacked Chelsea's newest manager Thomas Tuchel is pleased to be working with Mason Mount, and believes there is no limit on his potential after his starring role in the 1-0 win away at Tottenham. The 22-year-old operated across two roles, beginning as a No10 before swapping position with Timo Werner, who played as one of two central strikers. Although Jorginho's penalty proved the difference, Mount was widely praised for his exciting display at London Stadium on Thursday night.
Champions League Squad Ahead of Atletico Madrid tie [Full list]
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Champions League Squad Ahead of Atletico Madrid tie [Full list]

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel has released a 25-man list for the Champions League knockout stages. The west London Blues face LaLiga giants, Atletico Madrid in the knockout stages of the competition after finishing top of their group. The first leg takes place on February 23, in Madrid while the second leg comes up in Stamford Bridge on March 17 Two names have been removed from the first being Fikayo Tomori who joined AC Milan on loan and Ian Maatsen after his loan move to Charlton Athletic. Young duo, Nigerian-born Tino Anjorin, and Henry Lawrence have made the knockout squad. The list also has Billy Gilmour, Callum Hudson-Odoi and Mason Mount all included on List B. Here is the confirmed squad list in full: List A: Kepa Arrizabalaga, Antonio Rudiger, Marcos Alonso,...
Rodgers Backed As The Best Candidate For The Chelsea Job
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Rodgers Backed As The Best Candidate For The Chelsea Job

A former Blue thinks the Leicester City boss would be the ideal man to take his old club forward if the board decides to make a change in the dugout Ex-Chelsea midfielder Craig Burley says Brendan Rodgers is the best candidate for the top job at Stamford Bridge ahead of Massimiliano Allegri and Thomas Tuchel as pressure continues to build on Frank Lampard. Lampard is now midway through his second season in charge at Chelsea, which has so far been a huge disappointment for a fanbase that had initially been excited to see a club legend bring together a new pool of talent worth over £200 million ($274m). Chelsea spent big to secure deals for Hakim Ziyech, Timo Werner, Kai Havertz, Ben Chilwell and Edouard Mendy in the summer transfer window, while also managing to pick up B...

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