Chelsea confirm Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner squad numbers as Blues striker reacts to first goal

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Timo Werner got his Chelsea career off to the perfect start as he netted against Brighton in a pre-season friendly.

Hakim Ziyech also made his Blues bow as Frank Lampard’s side warmed up for their Premier League season opener at the Amex Stadium.

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Chelsea have finally announced what shirt numbers Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner will wear next season.

The Morocco international was the first of five summer signings thus far as his €40m (£33.4m) move from Ajax – which could potentially increase to a maximum of €44m – was agreed shortly after the January transfer window closed.

He was then joined by Werner as the Blues won the race ahead of Liverpool and Manchester United by triggering the £47.5m release clause in his contract at RB Leipzig.

However, the pair have been training at Cobham without being allocated shirt numbers.

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Werner reacts to first Chelsea goal

Timo Werner got off to the perfect start for Chelsea in their 1-1 pre-season friendly draw against Brighton & Hove Albion.


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