Thomas Tuchel backs Timo Werner to get right after Chelsea star’s HORROR miss in Germany’s shock loss to North Macedonia as Blues boss tells his striker to stop trying to force things
- Thomas Tuchel has backed out-of-form Chelsea star Timo Werner to get on well
- The German was responsible for a horror miss during his international service
- The 25-year-old has endured bad form, scoring one goal in 17 games
- Tuchel says he has complete faith in Werner and said he had to stop forcing things
Thomas Tuchel strongly supported Timo Werner after his horrific miss for Germany.
The Chelsea boss told his countryman to stop trying to force things after Werner destroyed his lines from close range – just before North Macedonia’s shock winner sentenced Germany to their first World Cup qualifying defeat since they were 5-6 20 years ago. 1 lost to England.
The miss came with Werner, 25, on the one-goal point in his last 17 appearances for club and country. And one publication cruelly made fun of Werner by awarding the honorary citizenship of North Macedonia.
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has pulled out of Timo Werner’s form to get on well
The 25-year-old was responsible for a horror miss during his international conscription for Germany
Tuchel, who confirmed that his attacker will start against West Brom on Saturday, said: “ It’s an easy fix and a moment to point the finger at Timo that I can’t fully understand, I won’t accept it and I’m glad that he’s here again because he’s protected. We ask a lot and get a lot from him. ‘
Indeed, £ 47.5m from Werner’s signing contribution of 10 goals and 10 assists in all competitions this season is higher than any other Chelsea player.
Tuchel said, ‘If this is the most critical point in your career, you can still accept it and say it’s pretty impressive so far. On Thursday I sent him off training because he wanted to finish with us. I said you don’t need that, your body, your brain knows how to score.
This man has been scoring since he was five and his body remembers how to do it. It’s coming back, it’s just a matter of time. ‘
Tuchel says he does not understand criticism of Werner and has told him to stop forcing things
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