- Chelsea will probably be boosted by Timo Werner’s arrival at Stamford Bridge for subsequent season, in accordance with Christian Pulisic.
Modified 22 Jun 2020, 00:36 IST
Christian Pulisic is wanting ahead to linking up with Timo Werner subsequent season, describing Chelsea’s newest acquisition as an “unbelievable” little bit of enterprise.
It was confirmed this week that the Blues will signal Germany worldwide Werner, who’s regarded as leaving Bundesliga aspect RB Leipzig in a £47.5million (€53m) deal.
Werner has scored 26 targets in addition to offering eight assists in 32 Bundesliga video games this season and the 24-year-old striker had been linked with Liverpool.
However, he’ll transfer to Chelsea subsequent season, together with Ajax’s Hakim Ziyech, offering Frank Lampard’s aspect with an abundance of attacking expertise that Pulisic is worked up to be part of.
“We have already got a really sturdy staff and clearly excellent gamers,” the previous Borussia Dortmund ahead informed Sky Sports after the Blues’ 2-1 win over Aston Villa on Sunday.
“To add guys like [Werner] is unbelievable. We’re clearly targeted on this season for now however we’re additionally very excited for what’s to come back.”
Pulisic made the transfer from the Bundesliga to Stamford Bridge forward of this season in a £58m deal, and his sixth aim of the season helped Chelsea come from behind to beat Villa.
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The American had solely been on the pitch for 5 minutes when he steered in Cesar Azpilicueta’s cross to cancel out Kortney Hause’s opener, with Olivier Giroud netting the winner two minutes later.
A groin damage and the Corona Virus-enforced break meant Pulisic had not performed since January 1, and the 21-year-old was delighted to be again.
“I’ve undoubtedly been out for some time, felt very nice to be again out right here, particularly for me after the damage,” he added.
“Obviously all the fellows have been off, however we have been attempting to remain match as finest we are able to and now we have to get again into the rhythm of issues.”
Chelsea had seen top-four rivals Manchester United, Sheffield United, Tottenham and Arsenal all drop factors earlier than they returned to motion.
And the victory, their first away from house within the Premier League in 2020, moved them 5 factors clear in fourth with eight video games to play.
“We felt prefer it was a slight alternative for us to capitalise on a few outcomes,” Lampard informed BBC Radio 5 reside.
“We’ve missed these alternatives this season too many instances and at the moment we did it.”
Published 22 Jun 2020, 00:36 IST
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