Timo Werner’s pace and subtle movement make him a handful to protect Brighton even with injury.© AFP
Timo Werner insisted that he would be fit to face Liverpool on Sunday after Chelsea’s new striker is over 3–1 win in Brighton With an ice pack on his thigh. Werner marked his Premier League debut by winning a penalty that Jorginho replaced Chelsea to lead, but the Germany star suffered a setback on his leg as he was trapped by Brighton keeper Matt Ryan in the event. The 24-year-old close season from Leipzig was able to play the full 90 minutes despite the knock One of Chelsea’s standout artists.
When he was interviewed after the final whistle with Ising on his injury, Werner said he hoped to be fine for the trip. Premier League champions Liverpool.
“The goalkeeper’s knee hit me directly in the muscle and it hit very hard,” Werner told Sky Sports.
The rest of the game did a lot of damage to it. I couldn’t do anything because the muscle had become too hard, but in the end I’m glad we won.
“I don’t care about that. In a week it’s going to be good. We played well today, we did well and I’m glad I won a penalty because it was important to our game.”
Werner’s speed and subtle movement make him a handful to protect Brighton even with injury.
One of the most prolific strikers in Bundesliga In recent years, Werner acknowledged that it was an attractive challenge to adapt to the various demands of the Premier League.
“The game is completely different. There’s more space but you come out in the second half and the game was completely different. Brighton gave us a lot of problems,” he said.
“I played against three big defenders, you don’t have that in Germany. It was a pleasure coming here and I think it was a good game for me and the team.
“The second game is going to be tough because this is Liverpool. I tried and did my best and the team got an assist.”
“We just didn’t have a lot of players who are no longer in rhythm but I think we will get better and better when we play more games together.”
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