If there was a spotlight reel of the highest 5 worst misses of the season, Timo Werner would have three of them.
That’s the verdict of talkSPORT co-host Tony Cascarino, who believes the misfiring German is working out of probabilities to show his value at Chelsea following his £45million transfer from RB Leipzig final summer time.
Werner has had a hand in additional targets than some other Chelsea striker this season however, as a rule, he makes the headlines for the fallacious causes on account of a string of evident misses.
Earlier this week, he fluffed an effort from level clean vary to place the Blues forward in opposition to Actual Madrid of their Champions League semi-final first leg, which completed 1-1 after Karim Benzema cancelled out Christian Pulisic’s opener.
And Cascarino reckons the 25-year-old won’t wish to see his higlight reel any time quickly.
“In case you requested me to inform you the highest 5 misses of the season, I might put Timo Werner in three of them,” Casc informed talkSPORT.
“He’s been fairly terrible in entrance of objective. Like in midweek [against Real Madrid], Thibaut Courtois has made an ideal save in entrance of objective.
“I’m telling you, [Karim] Benzema scores there. As a ahead I’ve been there and I’ve missed unbelievable probabilities myself. You’ll get criticised even when a goalkeeper makes an unimaginable save.”
Werner was urged to ‘put his chin up’ and ‘to not cry’ by Blues boss Tuchel earlier this week.
“He missed a giant one in West Ham, now he missed one other large one right here,” stated Tuchel, of Werner.
“That doesn’t assist, nevertheless it additionally doesn’t assist to cry about it or to remorse it on a regular basis; it’s like this.
“There are hundreds of thousands of people that have tougher issues to take care of than probabilities that you simply miss, so that is the benefit of sports activities – no person cares tomorrow.
“We had been unhappy, we had been indignant within the second, that is regular. He was indignant. He could also be dissatisfied. Now he has a free day and the following day he has to place his chin up.
“He’s an expert man a prime man, he works onerous. He’s in positions and from there on we go.
“We are going to by no means cease pushing, we’ll by no means cease believing and I’ve the sensation that everyone accepts the state of affairs like it’s and as a striker it’s straightforward, you rating the following sport and no person speaks about it.”