Super quick Chelsea player is a threat, former Blue admits

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Timo Werner hasn’t really hit the ground running since signing up for Chelsea over the summer.

The 24-year-old has struggled to adapt to the Premier League, and even went on a barren run of 14 games, from November to February, something he didn’t experience while at RB Leipzig.

Former Chelsea right-back Glen Johnson, however believes that Werner will come back stronger, and thinks he’s only suffering confidence and adaptability issues.

“I think he’s a threat,” Johnson said.

“He’s super quick, he’s direct. I think where he’s dropped in confidence, his decision-making has gone wrong.

“People underestimate the Premier League. It’s not easy for people to be playing in other leagues with a big reputation to turn up in the Premier League and hit the ground running – it’s not as easy as that.

“I think Werner will become a good player for them. He’s struggled at the moment but he’s still getting the chances, even if he’s missing.”

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