Timo Werner, who recently returned to RB Leipzig after leaving Chelsea, claimed that coach Tuchel's tactics had taken away his joy of playing
Chelsea had a relatively unsuccessful transfer window, signing only one striker, Raheem Sterling. The Blues lost two players in the afternoon, Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner. Notably, both of these strikers made comments that enraged Chelsea fans shortly after leaving the club.
In an interview with DANZ, Lukaku stated: “My time at Chelsea only served to irritate me. I wanted to prove myself, but things didn’t go as planned because I didn’t fit the team’s preferred playing style.”
Timo Werner recently told the podcast Einfach mal Luppen about his time at Chelsea, saying, “For me, the joy of playing football is the most important.” But that happiness was lost at Chelsea because I didn’t get to play on a regular basis. I believe that the tactical system that coach Tuchel is aiming for does not maximize my abilities.
True, I had many successes at Chelsea, including winning the Champions League. But I want to leave so that I can play as much as possible while I am young.”
Timo Werner joined Chelsea for 53 million euros from RB Leipzig. Despite high expectations, the German striker failed to deliver and is remembered primarily for his misses. He only scored 23 goals in 89 games and was recently sold to Leipzig for 20 million euros.
Werner quickly regained his form after returning to the Bundesliga, scoring in Leipzig’s previous round 2-2 draw with Cologne. If he continues to score well, the 26-year-old is completely open to being called up to Germany for the World Cup later this year.
Chelsea was unable to complete the £ 15 million deal.
Emerson Palmieri’s future at Chelsea has been cast in doubt following the arrival of Marc Cucurella. After Cucurella, Ben Chilwell, and Marcos Alonso, he was the fourth choice at right-back. In this regard, the Italian player and BLD The Blues have also made preparations for a transfer.
As a result, they accepted an offer from West Ham and began negotiations. They hope to close a deal worth £ 15 million (including additional fees). It all came to a halt, however, when the Hammers and the EURO 2020 champion could not agree on a salary.
Football. According to a London-based website, Emerson is unlikely to join West Ham this summer because he wants a higher salary than the London club can afford. Coach David Moyes would prefer to have one more left-back to share the load with Aaron Cresswell.
Emerson joined Chelsea from Roma in January 2018 but has not found a regular spot in the Chelsea squad during the tenures of coaches Antonio Conte, Maurizio Sarri, Frank Lampard, and Thomas Tuchel.
When he couldn’t compete with Ben Chilwell and Marcos Alonso last season, the Italian was loaned to Lyon. In 37 appearances across all competitions, he scored one goal and provided two assists.