Timo Werner reveals he has no regrets in choosing to join Chelsea over Liverpool

Timo Werner has actually confessed he does not be sorry for signing up with Chelsea rather of Liverpool back in 2020.

The Germany striker was greatly related to a relocate to Anfield throughout his excellent years at RB Leipzig, however eventually went to Stamford Bridge rather for a £47.5m offer.

While Werner hasn’t strike the very same goalscoring heights as he performed in the Bundesliga, he has actually ended up being a fan favourite at Chelsea, and he has actually opened on the interest this weekend’s FA Cup last challengers had in him in the past.

When asked how close he was to signing up with Liverpool by the Evening Standard, Werner responded: “The only thing I can say is they have a German manager. I have known him for many years before, because when I was in Stuttgart, he talked about going to Dortmund. Then I played not so well, so it was done.

“When I was in Leipzig, I had the possibility to come to the Premier League. Liverpool were also in my thoughts and were a big possibility for me, but at the end I decided for Chelsea and I won the Champions League title last year. It was not the worst decision.”

Werner included that he is a substantial fan of the work Jurgen Klopp has actually done over his supervisory profession, though did include that his own manager Thomas Tuchel is on a comparable level to the Liverpool coach.

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“[Klopp] is one of the best coaches we had in Germany,” he included.

“Not to attack our manager, but over the past years he won the most titles. He has a very nice personality – a personality that the German people love, because he seems like fun.

“The Germans love the types like Thomas Muller, Jurgen Klopp – they have empathy. They say what they think, and that is really important in this business, to not fake something.

“He’s real. He is a funny guy and also, with his power on the sideline, he tries to bring the people with him. That’s what we Germans like.”

Speaking about Tuchel, Werner stated: “He is on a level now where, when you state who are the very best supervisors, you have just now Klopp, him and [Pep] Guardiola possibly.”



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