Timo Werner is at risk of turning into the subsequent Andriy Shevchenko or Fernando Torres at Chelsea if his disastrous run of type continues.
That’s the view of talkSPORT host Simon Jordan, who fears the Germany worldwide is bordering on turning into a switch flop if his poor goal-scoring type continues.
Werner, who arrived from RB Leipzig for a payment of £48million in the summertime, has now gone 10 Premier League matches with no purpose following a shiny begin to life in west London.
His newest poor exhibiting got here at Fulham final weekend the place he got here off the bench and missed a one-on-one within the dying embers of the conflict – an opportunity he would usually bury at Leipzig.
And Jordan fears he may develop into the subsequent sufferer of Chelsea’s ‘no.9 curse’, with Andriy Shevchenko and Fernando Torres additionally falling flat in entrance of purpose when arriving at Stamford Bridge.
“He [Roman Abramovich] has been social gathering to these form of selections earlier than,” Jordan mentioned.
“You have a look at Torres and Shevchenko. The boy who received achieved for medicine, Adrian Mutu.
“I watched Werner initially of the season and he seems to be a shadow of his former self when it comes to what he’s all about.”
On Monday, studies prompt Chelsea may steal a march on plenty of high European golf equipment by shelling out a club-record payment for Erling Haaland THIS summer time.
Haaland, 20, has been a revelation at Borussia Dortmund, who he joined from RB Salzburg in January 2020 – scoring 35 objectives in as many appearances for them.
Nonetheless, the report provides signing Haaland shouldn’t have an effect on Werner’s standing on the membership as ‘there may be nonetheless confidence’ within the 24-year-old who hasn’t netted in his final ten Premier League appearances.
Chelsea tackle Leicester at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night – a match you possibly can comply with LIVE on talkSPORT.