22.1 C
Los Angeles
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Timo Werner to Chelsea: Tony Cascarino explains why Blues have won transfer race for Germany ace despite Liverpool’s interest

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

The allegedly soon-to-be Chelsea player Timo Werner decided against joining Liverpool because he would not be guaranteed game time at Anfield, according to Tony Cascarino.

Speaking on talkSPORT’s Weekend Sports Breakfast, ex-Chelsea striker Casc gave his opinion on Werner after reports suggested his former club are on the brink of signing him.

While the transfer has not been formally completed, Chelsea look set to sign Werner over the coming weeks

getty images – getty

While the transfer has not been formally completed, Chelsea look set to sign Werner over the coming weeks

A £58million transfer to Stamford Bridge appears nearly done, despite consistent reports over the past year saying Liverpool would sign Werner, with Jurgen Klopp wanting him and the player wanting to join the Reds.

But he looks certain to end up at Chelsea rather than Liverpool, and Casc believes he knows why.

“Most players want to be guaranteed a starting place,” began Casc, “and Timo Werner probably got that guarantee from Frank Lampard where he is going to play, and he’s going to play a lot of games.

“I think that’s very important for Werner because I’m not sure he’d get in front of [Sadio] Mane, [Mohamed] Salah or [Roberto] Firmino [at Liverpool].

“We don’t know if one of those will be sold, but obviously Klopp wouldn’t want that to happen; he’d want to keep all three.

latest


Why Werner chose Chelsea over Liverpool, Man United want Grealish not Maddison

recovery


Spurs warned by Arsenal legend after £175m BoE loan as Chelsea decision pays off

star


The tough choices that made ‘future Ballon d’Or winner’ Sancho destined for Man United

Unfair


Ex-Chelsea goalkeeper compares Kepa’s PL start to De Gea’s at Man United

Stay


Piers Morgan says he would be ‘distraught’ if Chelsea target left Arsenal

Fiery


Spurs v Arsenal, Merseyside derby and other Premier League games we can’t wait for

Honest


Andre Gray claims England’s lack players are disliked by ‘half the country’

not happy


Man City fan group unveils huge anti-UEFA banner in response to club’s CL ban

das greats


The best Germans to grace the Premier League as Chelsea close in on Werner

deja vu


Arsenal are making the same mistake all over again – this time with Aubameyang

“And I think it’s a case he’d have to fight for a place just to get in that team.”

Various reports have suggested Liverpool cooled their interest in Werner when it became clear he would not want to play second fiddle to their first-choice attacking players, especially on the back of a remarkable season which has seen the Germany international score 31 goals and create a further 12 in only 40 appearances.

Werner has more than enough quality to start for nearly every Premier League club – aside from perhaps Liverpool and Man City – but what will he bring to the Blues should the transfer be formally completed over the coming weeks.

“He predominantly likes to play on the left, but he’s quite versatile,” added Cascarino. “His outstanding feature is his pace; his pace over ten yards is extraordinary, lighting quick… Michael Owen-like.


Timo Werner to Chelsea

  • Why Chelsea are getting the ‘perfect modern forward’ in versatile Timo Werner
  • ‘Man United might make a last-minute swoop for Werner’, talkSPORT told
  • Bundesliga expert lauds ‘terrific’ Werner, explains Liverpool pulling out deal

“He tries to get on the back of defenders all the time and comes in off the left to try and get the goals in.

“He gets a lot of one-on-ones and he’s a real handful.

“But there is a lot of improvement to be made; I don’t think he’s the most technically gifted. When I’ve watched him I’ve always thought his touch is a bit off for someone who has so many goals.

“But there is a real danger player in there, and I think Lampard wants goals from more areas in his team.”

Watch a clip of Tony Cascarino on talkSPORT, above…


- Advertisement -

Latest news

Financial Instability Is a Mental Health Crisis

My own therapist initially presented me to the concept of cash as a source of injury after it ended up being a repeating...
- Advertisement -

Xbox Owners Overcome 60 Brand-new Video Game Demos to Use July 21

Most of the demonstrations will just be offered to bet a week prior to they ‘merely vaporize.’By Matthew HumphriesXbox One owners are set...

How to Photo Fireworks

Fireworks shows provide photographers lots of media event. Follow these pointers to get the very best pictures of the nighttime phenomenon.By Jim FisherA...

Bringing Video Game Cartridges to the Masses

Fairchild and Alpex engineers changed video gamingIt was the 1970s, and house consoles were a brand-new gizmo, with systems like the Magnavox Odyssey...

Related news

Financial Instability Is a Mental Health Crisis

My own therapist initially presented me to the concept of cash as a source of injury after it ended up being a repeating...

Xbox Owners Overcome 60 Brand-new Video Game Demos to Use July 21

Most of the demonstrations will just be offered to bet a week prior to they ‘merely vaporize.’By Matthew HumphriesXbox One owners are set...

How to Photo Fireworks

Fireworks shows provide photographers lots of media event. Follow these pointers to get the very best pictures of the nighttime phenomenon.By Jim FisherA...

Bringing Video Game Cartridges to the Masses

Fairchild and Alpex engineers changed video gamingIt was the 1970s, and house consoles were a brand-new gizmo, with systems like the Magnavox Odyssey...
- Advertisement -

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here