Timo Werner has admitted he would not remorse becoming a member of Chelsea as a substitute of Liverpool again in 2020.
The Germany striker was closely linked with a transfer to Anfield throughout his stellar years at RB Leipzig, however in the end went to Stamford Bridge as a substitute for a £47.5m deal.
Whereas Werner hasn’t hit the identical goalscoring heights as he did within the Bundesliga, he has turn out to be a fan favorite at Chelsea, and he has opened up on the curiosity this weekend’s FA Cup ultimate opponents had in him up to now.
When requested how shut he was to becoming a member of Liverpool by the Night Customary, Werner replied: “The one factor I can say is that they have a German supervisor. I’ve identified him for a few years earlier than, as a result of after I was in Stuttgart, he talked about going to Dortmund. Then I performed not so nicely, so it was finished.
“Once I was in Leipzig, I had the chance to come back to the Premier League. Liverpool have been additionally in my ideas and have been an enormous risk for me, however on the finish I made a decision for Chelsea and I received the Champions League title final 12 months. It was not the worst resolution.”
Werner added that he’s an enormous fan of the work Jurgen Klopp has finished over his managerial profession, although did add that his personal boss Thomas Tuchel is on an analogous degree to the Liverpool coach.
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“[Klopp] is likely one of the greatest coaches we had in Germany,” he added.
“To not assault our supervisor, however over the previous years he received probably the most titles. He has a really good character – a character that the German individuals love, as a result of he looks as if enjoyable.
“The Germans love the kinds like Thomas Muller, Jurgen Klopp – they’ve empathy. They are saying what they suppose, and that’s actually vital on this enterprise, to not faux one thing.
“He’s actual. He’s a humorous man and in addition, together with his energy on the sideline, he tries to carry the individuals with him. That’s what we Germans like.”
Talking about Tuchel, Werner stated: “He’s on a degree now the place, whenever you say who’re the most effective managers, you’ve gotten solely now Klopp, him and [Pep] Guardiola perhaps.”