Timo Werner insists Chelsea are the ‘best’ option for him having spoken to other clubs | Football News

“There are some other clubs like Liverpool who have a great team. Maybe I could fit in other teams but, in the end, I decided Chelsea because it was the best decision I could take”

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Timo Werner signed for Chelsea for a fee in the region of £45m

Timo Werner revealed he spoke to other clubs before choosing to join Chelsea, who he believes are the “best” club for him.

Werner was heavily linked with a move to Liverpool this summer, where he could have linked up with compatriot Jurgen Klopp, but the Germany international instead moved to Chelsea as a part of a major rebuild at Stamford Bridge.

Liverpool had shown strong early interest in Werner but where the Reds baulked at the fee due to the coronavirus impact, Chelsea remained undeterred and now Werner, speaking ahead of a potential home debut against Liverpool on Sunday, live on Sky Sports, explained how Chelsea quickly became his top choice.

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“Yes, I think when I decided to leave Leipzig, I talked to different clubs and next to Chelsea, I spoke to other clubs,” Werner said at his press conference. “For me, I don’t want to talk too much about other clubs.

“Of course, there are some other…