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Chelsea evening headlines as Barcelona eye Antonio Rudiger and Timo Werner issues warning

Here are your Chelsea evening headlines for Sunday, November 15.

Barca eye Rudiger move

Barcelona are interested in signing Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger in January, according to Spanish outlet Sport, via Sports Mole.

Rudiger was heavily linked with a move away from the Blues over the summer, and has not played a single minute of Premier League football yet this season.

Barca are keen on bringing in Manchester City centre-back Eric Garcia, but the Catalan giants are still struggling to reach an agreement with Pep Guardiola ‘s side. This means they could abandon their pursuit of the City defender and instead move for Frank Lampard’s centre-half, who has ambitions of securing a place in Germany’s European Championship squad ahead of next summer’s international tournament.

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Klopp’s Werner prediction coming true

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp provided a six-word assessment of new Chelsea forward Timo Werner earlier this year, and so far the German coach’s verdict is spot-on.

Klopp, shortly and simply, said: “Timo Werner is a great player.”

Whilst only being just six words, the Blues striker is really starting to demonstrate his quality under Frank Lampard now. The former RB Leipzig star has now scored seven goals in his last five games in all competitions for club and country, with the 24-year-old bagging a brace in Germany’s 3-1 win over Ukraine on Saturday evening.

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So far this season for Chelsea, Werner has netted eight times, with four coming in the Premier League, one in the Carabao Cup and three in the Champions League. Werner has now become the Blues’ new first-choice penalty taker after Jorginho’s recent form from 12 yards, meaning his tally when the campaign ends could be very high.

Werner sends warning to rivals

The aforementioned Werner has also sent a warning to his…

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