Timo Werner has explained a change in his positional role under Thomas Tuchel at Chelsea after he created both goals in their win over Sheffield United.
Although the German striker has now gone 14 games without scoring in the Premier League, he was vital in their most recent victory having assisted Mason Mount before winning a penalty.
After Jorginho had sealed the three points for the Blues, Werner opened up on his change in position following the dismissal of Frank Lampard in January.
He said in his interview with Sky Sports: ”Overall a good win for us, difficult against a high defending Sheffield United and proud that we continue our last wins.
Timo Werner has explained a change in his positional role under Thomas Tuchel at Chelsea
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“For myself, again no goal but it is good to see I can help the team with other things.
“I am happy when we win and with two assists but as a striker you want to score, it has been a long time and I have not had this long without in my career. The goals will come.
“Every manager is different, he give us a lot of idea and now I play as a left 10 rather than a left winger, that is very good for me and the last wins were also a good move from the manager.”
Tuchel then said of his striker: “When he plays like this we are happy it was a big step forward.
Mason Mount and Timo Werner combined for the Chelsea opener
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“He won the decisive pen against Spurs and tonight, for the first goal it was an amazing run and assist. Goals will come if he carries on like this.”
Before adding on his thoughts of the Premier League: “The type of football is physical and tougher and there is a lot of quality and during matches it never stops.
“You feel absolute spirit to give everything in every match it brings out the best in every player and it’s a pleasure to coach every…