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 probably 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 successful 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 certainly one of Chelsea’s standout performers.
When he was interviewed after the ultimate whistle with the icing on his damage, Werner mentioned he anticipated to be positive 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 rest of the game it hurt a lot. I couldn’t do some movements because the muscle went very hard, but at the end I’m happy that we won.
“I do not care about this. In one week will probably be good. We did an excellent recreation at this time, we did nicely, and I’m completely satisfied I received the penalty as a result of it was vital for our recreation.”
Werner’s pace and astute movement made him a handful for Brighton’s defence even with the injury.
One of the most prolific strikers in the Bundesliga in recent years, Werner admitted it was a fascinating challenge to adapt to the different demands of the Premier League.
“The recreation is completely completely different. There is extra space however you come out within the second half and the sport was completely completely different. Brighton gave us a whole lot of issues,” he said.
“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 crew.
“The second game will become harder because it is Liverpool. I tried and did my best and got an assist for the team.
“We had a whole lot of gamers not within the rhythm now however I believe we’ll get higher and higher once we play extra video games collectively.”
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