Chelsea striker Timo Werner wasted some good goalscoring chances in Chelsea’s 2-0 victory over Newcastle United on Saturday.
Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount has revealed what he told the striker after he missed a good goalscoring chance in the first half against Newcastle United.
“I said to Timo in the first half, ‘that’s a goal for you, you need to score them’ because I’ve seen them go in day-in and day-out in training,” Mount said after the Newcastle game.
“He’s a top player and he needs to be harsh on himself to score those. He knows that and, if it comes next week, he’ll put it away.
“I was disappointed with my miss as well because I feel I should be scoring those. We’re all tough on each other and tough on ourselves because we want to be pushing to get number one.
“We need to have that in the group where if someone doesn’t score or makes a mistake, we can tell them. Chelsea teams in the past had that in their group and we need the same in our group. If we do, we’ll have a top chance of winning trophies.”
Meanwhile, Chelsea boss Frank Lampard believes Mount isn’t appreciated by many football fans because he focuses on quality over show-reel stepovers.
Lampard said about Mount: “Maybe he’s a player who has more quality passes in pressing moments in a game than a show-reel of stepovers and flicks. Maybe that’s not as exciting to the modern fan, but, for us managers, I think you can see how much we rely on him.”