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Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel confident Timo Werner’s Premier League goal drought will end | Football News

Thomas Tuchel is confident the goals will come for Timo Werner after his influential performance in Chelsea’s victory at Sheffield United.

Werner’s has gone 14 Premier League games without a goal but produced a man-of-the-match performance at Bramall Lane, setting up Mason Mount’s opener before winning the penalty which Jorginho converted to seal Chelsea’s 2-1 win.

The victory extended Chelsea’s unbeaten start to life under Tuchel, and the German is confident it will not be long before they are celebrating seeing Werner back on the scoresheet.

“It was a brilliant run to assist the first goal, and it was good decision-making with the second on to go around the goalkeeper, so it was a foul,” Tuchel said.

“He got us the decisive penalty again, like he did at Tottenham. I could feel that situation at Tottenham boosted his confidence, and he has been stronger and stronger every day.

“He is more and more free, today I could really feel him on the pitch, he was absolutely in the game, physically and mentally, and he was decisive.

“This is the most important thing because if he can continue like this the goals will come, I am sure.”

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Werner was forced off injured with 15 minutes remaining at Bramall Lane and received strapping to his leg when he left the field. Tuchel was keen to clarify his withdrawal was merely a precautionary measure.

“He will be OK,” the Chelsea boss confirmed. “It’s a dead leg, it’s…

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