Thomas Tuchel insists Timo Werner has no trigger for frustration at Chelsea, dismissing claims that the Blues striker might return to Germany in the summertime.
Werner has hit just two goals in his last 26 appearances at Chelsea, with the £ 53 million recruit struggling together with his finish.
However Blues boss Tuchel has instructed the 25-year-old player to cease worrying and “focus on the method” of rediscovering his scoring contact.
When requested if there’s any fact in rumors that Werner was sad in west London, Tuchel replied: “Cease studying! Learn a guide!
“There isn’t a guide on Timo, so learn on! For Timo, I believe he now not has any reason to be annoyed as a result of he played an unimaginable sport against Liverpool, maybe his best battle since my arrival.
“He then had a superb sport against Everton with a lot of possibilities to score. It is often scientific sufficient and robust sufficient.
“He did not score very well in a scenario like this, in fact this could have an effect on his self-confidence. However what does it assist?
“The clear recommendation from us is to not focus on the end result, focus on the method, get your selections proper, get your approach proper, make good selections and the ball and the opponent’s goalkeeper will do the remainder.
“After which it is both in or it is a tremendous saving.
“It may possibly get higher from there, however merely there is not any time to reflect on what is going on to occur subsequent summer season and subsequent year. There is no time.
“On the moment I do not see why it needs to be irritating. We gave him some time to breathe against Leeds.
“However for now, I do not see why it needs to be too irritating.
“And truthfully, no one right here blames the strikers. This can be a team effort to attack and defend, however we expect our boys to create extra possibilities, to be extra assertive as a result of we expect defenders to play on the highest level and so we additionally expect that from our strikers.
“After which all you learn might disappear.”
Suspended duo for Atletico battle
Chelsea will welcome Atletico Madrid within the Champions League on Wednesday the last 16 stages. They’ve a 1-0 benefit of the primary conflict.
Mason Mount and Jorginho will miss out by way of suspension. Thiago Silva and Tammy Abraham are nonetheless not fairly ready to return after injury.
Kepa Arrizabalaga has been dropped from Spain’s newest squad, having slipped behind Edouard Mendy within the order of selecting a Chelsea goalkeeper.
Tuchel revealed his condolences to Kepa, however admitted that the former Bilbao star can’t continue to push hard to break into Chelsea beginning XI.
“For him, I am fairly positive it is a disappointment to not be chosen on the moment,” said Tuchel.
“That is apparent, however as I said earlier than, he is very robust right here, he is our player and would not affect how we work with him, how we belief him and how we continue.
“That is additionally private for him to be within the Spanish squad. Wouldn’t it be simpler if he played regularly? Clearly, sure. However it’s not about this private goal, it is about Chelsea.
“And we have just said between our goalkeepers that Edou is the primary. So he is a contender for that and he must be ready. I can say he did precisely this.
“He’s 100 per cent dependable, best man, best goalkeeper, best in coaching, together with Willy Caballero and that is excellent.
“Can we affect the decision of the Spanish national coach? No, we can’t.
“So all he can do is focus and be ready. That is what it does and that is why I am happy. “
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