Should Werner start against West Brom after his stunning miss for Germany? Read what Tuchel has to say

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Timo Werner was the most talked about player in the last international games, as his miss cost his country some vital points in the race to qualify for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Manchester City star Ilkay Gundogan had laid a great pass on a platter, for Werner to tap home, but the German international unceremoniously fluffed his line.

Meanwhile, Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel won’t bench the German international despite his poor run of form for club and country, and confirmed that Werner will start in Saturday’s game against West Brom.

“Timo will start tomorrow,” said Tuchel in his press conference on Friday.

“Yesterday I sent him in from training because he wanted to do extra finishing with us. But I sent him in because it will happen, the goals will come.

“Of course, he needs to do something and the best thing to do is to work hard. Work hard against the ball, make runs, don’t hesitate, be fearless, don’t overthink it.

“That’s easy for me to say but it’s the challenge right now for him. Timo will start tomorrow and there we go.”

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