Werner admits Chelsea struggle damaged his confidence

Monday22 February 2021 | 11:45
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After a £47.5 million move from Leipzig, has fallen short of expectations in his first few months at Stamford Bridge and admits he is surprised by the physical nature of Premier League football.




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"At the beginning, I had this self-image that I can go on doing my thing here, but in the last few months I have been brought down to earth. It's the way in England that you never have a quiet game.

"The players are 1.9 meters tall, brutal physically and really fast - including the defenders. It's impressive what intensity is going on in the Premier League."


has scored 10 goals and provided 9 assists in his 33 appearances for the Blues this season, and ended a 14-match goal drought by scoring in the 2-0 victory over


on February 15.

On dealing with the criticism he was targeted by this season, he said:

"Of course I noticed that in such a lull you are no longer necessarily called a super striker. I just had to let go of all the pressure of having to score goals."


source: SportMob