“There are some other clubs like Liverpool who have a great team. Maybe I could fit in other teams but, in the end, I decided Chelsea because it was the best decision I could take”
Last Updated: 16/09/20 3:53pm
Timo Werner revealed he spoke to different golf equipment earlier than selecting to hitch Chelsea, who he believes are the “best” membership for him.
Werner was closely linked with a transfer to Liverpool this summer time, the place he might have linked up with compatriot Jurgen Klopp, however the Germany worldwide as an alternative moved to Chelsea as part of a significant rebuild at Stamford Bridge.
Liverpool had proven sturdy early curiosity in Werner however the place the Reds baulked on the payment as a result of coronavirus affect, Chelsea remained undeterred and now Werner, talking forward of a possible residence debut in opposition to Liverpool on Sunday, reside on Sky Sports, defined how Chelsea shortly turned his best choice.
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“Yes, I think when I decided to leave Leipzig, I talked to different clubs and next to Chelsea, I spoke to other clubs,” Werner mentioned at his press convention. “For me, I do not wish to discuss an excessive amount of about different golf equipment.
“Of course, there are another golf equipment like Liverpool who’ve an excellent group. Maybe I might slot in different groups however, ultimately, I made a decision Chelsea as a result of it was one of the best choice I might take. Not solely the model of soccer however due to what they confirmed me.
“Yes, it was a tough choice ultimately however I’m very excited, proud and comfortable that I made a decision this. Now I’m right here for possibly two months, and it feels proper, good and the group is good. We have some superb however calm and good gamers.
“It is enjoyable to play at Chelsea, be a part of the group and be a part of what we begin right here. We can do very nicely with this group within the subsequent few months and years.”
Werner revealed Lampard despatched him video clips of his attacking blueprint for Chelsea, in pursuit of the highly-regarded 24-year-old’s signature.
“It was an odd time, we could not meet one another and we met one another right here for the primary time due to the virus,” mentioned Werner.
“But he referred to as me rather a lot, we had lots of conversations, he texted me rather a lot and he despatched me some movies the place he might present me what model of soccer he needs to play.
“So for me, these had been vital issues to learn about transferring to a brand new membership. Because I cherished to play for Leipzig and every part was nicely for me there.
“So it was actually vital for me to come back to a group with a imaginative and prescient that matches my model of soccer. And I feel the entire Premier League matches very nicely to my model of soccer, as a result of it is so quick, and quick gamers have actually good area. Space to go there and play nicely.”
Werner has set his sights very excessive certainly with a much-changed Chelsea.
“To obtain at Chelsea, I come right here to win titles,” he said. “Of course, Chelsea is an enormous membership that wishes to win. I’m a participant who needs to win each sport. It is obvious we wish to win titles.
“In the final yr, we did not win a lot however I feel we have now a powerful and younger group that may develop the place we will have an extended interval collectively. We are younger and wish to win; it’s a good approach to attain what I wish to. I got here right here to win, and win titles, and as many titles as doable.
“Of course, lots of German gamers performed within the Premier League earlier than. It wasn’t that I noticed one and thought I wished to play within the Premier League due to him. I wished to come back to the Premier League as a result of it’s the world’s greatest league.”