Here are your Chelsea morning headlines for Sunday, November 15.
Werner savours goals in Leipzig
Timo Werner netted twice in Germany’s Nations League win over Ukraine on Saturday in his first return to RB Leipzig since his summer switch to Chelsea.
Leroy Sane cancelled out Roman Yaremchuk’s opener for the visitors before Werner scored a brace to send Germany top of their Nations League group, as he returned to the ground where he had been so prolific in recent years.
“My first goal was really simple because the assist from Leon [Goretzka] was very, very good,” Werner told DFB.de.
“To score two goals here in Leipzig, where I had four great years, is a great feeling. I always enjoy returning to Leipzig. It’s a shame that we couldn’t have any fans in here.
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“Overall, it was a good performance. Our form is picking up and going forward things are looking pretty good. We’re also getting more solid at the back.
“We are working hard so that we can have a good Euros next year.”
Abraham shows his value
Chelsea’s multiple array of attacking additions over the summer transfer window put the position of striker Tammy Abraham in question.
Signing Werner was a direct threat to his central striking role, along with the additions of Kai Havertz and Hakim Ziyech.
However, the striker has really shown his worth with a run of games in his favoured number nine position while he already has a goal return of four this campaign.
Abraham has risen to the challenge and is giving Blues boss Frank Lampard a selection headache and looks set to build on his impressive debut campaign when he netted 18 goals.
Stamford Bridge clearout
Chelsea have somewhat of a bloated squad this season after a summer of strong investment but which did not oversee many exits.
As many as six first-team squad…