Saturday, July 4, 2020

Ballack: Werner made the best decision for himself

Michael Ballack has backed Timo Werner’s decision to move to Stamford Bridge instead of joining rivals Liverpool.

The Ex-Chelsea Midfielder believes Werner won’t regret his decision and that he has made the best decision in joining the blues if he wants regular playing time next season.

Speaking to i., The German said: If Liverpool was really an option for him, he made the best decision for him, and only he can make that decision,” 

“You have to value certain things, like how much playing time you will get and how important a role in the squad you will have. Liverpool have won the Champions League and Premier League.

“How could Timo expect to come into that front three and start every week in place of Mo Salah, Roberto Firmino or Sadio Mane?

“Chelsea are building a young team, a new team, with a young coach. It is a great project to be part of, given how young Timo is.

“To be the main striker, at a huge club like Chelsea, is the best place for him. He can have a much bigger impact than he could at Liverpool.

“Although Liverpool and Man City’s squad is much stronger than everyone else’s right now, Chelsea are starting to create a really competitive team.

“It will take time, and Timo is just part of that journey. You need the depth, but in Timo and Hakim Ziyech Chelsea have the start of a squad able to challenge for titles again.”

“Timo and Chelsea is great fit. Chelsea do not have this kind of player at the moment.

“If he plays to what he is good at, he will be an amazing signing for Chelsea. It is a great place to play football.”

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