Chelsea attacker Timo Werner will reportedly hold back until next summer before considering his Stamford Bridge future.
The 25-year-old only joined the Blues last summer from RB Leipzig, signing when Frank Lampard was still the manager.
He ended up with 12 goals and 15 assists in all competitions during his debut Blues season. Also, he was part of the famous group to win the Champions League.
However, he’s come under significant scrutiny due to his finishing.
According to 90min, Werner is open-minded about his future at the Bridge.
The report explains that the German forward is “not unhappy” in London and has no desire to try look to leave in January’s transfer window.
It is understood though that by the time the next summer window comes around he may consider his future, depending on how the current 2021/22 campaign has gone.
If he falls down the pecking order under current Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel, he may be willing to leave to boost his international career.
Can Timo Werner break into best Chelsea XI?
Romelu Lukaku’s arrival this summer from Inter Milan means that Chelsea now have a central striker that is likely to start most games.
For Werner, his challenge now is to try get himself into the best starting line-up.
The speedster definitely has the tools to play in an attacking No.10 position behind him as there will not be as much of a reliance on him to score.
Similarly, perhaps Tuchel could try out a two-man partnership at striker between Werner and Lukaku.
It’s great to hear the German hasn’t given up on his Chelsea career yet as he usually makes quite the impact when he’s on the pitch. The challenge for him now is to be more consistent.
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