“I think it’s extremely difficult for him” Previous Chelsea star addresses Timo Werner’s bad kind
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Ballack, now retired, invested four-years at Stamford Bridge (2006 – 2010) and went on to include in over 160 matches in all competitors.
The German central midfielder enjoyed a fun time in the nation’s capital after he raised 7 major trophies, consisting of the Premier League title during the 2009-10 season.
Speaking in a current interview with The World Game, Ballack has actually resolved his old club side’s present type, specifically that of star striker Werner.
Werner, 24, signed up with the Blues during last year’s summer transfer window after making a ₤ 47.7 m switch from RB Leipzig, according to Transfermarkt.
In spite of arriving with huge expectations after becoming one of Germany’s a lot of hazardous forwards, Werner has had a hard time to regain a few of his finest Bundesliga form.
Because his arrival in London six-months ago, the 24-year-old German worldwide has actually included in 21 Premier League but handled to score on simply 4 occasions.
Issues are beginning to grow around whether or not the former RB Leipzig male can be a success in the notoriously physical Premier League, but Ballack thinks he knows why the 24-year-old is having a hard time.
“Timo began quite well. Naturally, if you aren’t scoring as a striker, then it is hard on the self-esteem,” Ballack stated. “I think, that it is extremely difficult for him overall, as he was utilized to playing differently at Leipzig.
“He had a lot more space in front of him. Chelsea is the kind of group that has a lot of ball possession, wishing to dominate the opponent. Perhaps even more so with Tuchel.
“Perhaps he needs to work on his playing style a bit or try to get himself into much better positions.
“As a striker you are depending upon your fellow gamers to discover you and if the [goal drought] breaks, then he will have the ability to discover his old type.
“He used to have good stages with the national team, using his physical presence and power to break down on the wing.