Thomas Tuchel was asked about Timo Werner in his press conference ahead of the game today, and it was put to the German coach that his nationality was helping him connect with the forward.
Tuchel denied this, and took the opportunity to praise his predecessor Frank Lampard. Werner’s form had been good to start the season, and in fact Lampard had been “a big reason” that Werner came to Chelsea at all, as Tuchel pointed out.
It will be cold comfort to Frank at this point, but he will enjoy
You can see the manager speaking in the clip embedded here: