Timo Werner’s tempo and astute motion made him a handful for Brighton’s defence even with the damage.© AFP
Timo Werner insisted he will likely be match to face Liverpool on Sunday after Chelsea’s new striker completed their 3-1 win at Brighton with an ice pack on his thigh. Werner marked his Premier League debut by profitable a penalty that Jorginho transformed to place Chelsea forward, however the Germany star took a whack on his leg as he was tripped by Brighton keeper Mat Ryan within the incident. The 24-year-old close-season signing from Leipzig was in a position to play your entire 90 minutes regardless of the knock and was one in every of Chelsea’s standout performers.
When he was interviewed after the ultimate whistle with the icing on his damage, Werner stated he anticipated to be high quality for the go to of Premier League champions Liverpool.
“The knee of the goalkeeper hit me directly in the muscle and it went very hard,” Werner informed Sky Sports.
“The remainder of the sport it damage so much. I could not do some actions as a result of the muscle went very exhausting, however on the finish I’m pleased that we received.
“I do not care about this. In one week it will likely be good. We did an excellent recreation right this moment, we did properly, and I’m pleased I received the penalty as a result of it was necessary for our recreation.”
Werner’s tempo and astute motion made him a handful for Brighton’s defence even with the damage.
One of essentially the most prolific strikers within the Bundesliga in recent times, Werner admitted it was a captivating problem to adapt to the totally different calls for of the Premier League.
“The recreation is completely totally different. There is more room however you come out within the second half and the sport was completely totally different. Brighton gave us a number of issues,” he stated.
“I performed towards three large defenders, you do not have that in Germany. Happy to be right here and I believe it was an excellent first recreation for me and the workforce.
“The second recreation will change into tougher as a result of it’s Liverpool. I attempted and did my greatest and received an help for the workforce.
“We had a number of gamers not within the rhythm now however I believe we are going to get higher and higher after we play extra video games collectively.”
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