Former Chelsea striker admits he doesn’t like seeing Werner playing from the left

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Chelsea striker Timo Werner was signed during the summer transfer window, with Frank Lampard keen on a new striker that could give his side 20+ goals a season.

So far, Werner has been very impressive for Chelsea, and has scored 8 goals in 12 appearances for the Blues.

However, Werner has played more from the left flank in recent games, to accommodate Tammy Abraham in the centre forward role.

Former Chelsea striker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has revealed that he doesn’t like Werner operating from the left, but rather as a centre forward.

“He knows where the back of the net is,” Hasselbaink told Premier League Productions.

“I like him in the centre of the pitch. In the centre, that’s where he’s lethal.

“When he’s coming from the left, he doesn’t have that technique of beating players and being clever.

“When he plays on that shoulder, he’s lethal.”

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