Werner: I Feel Guilty Over Lampard Sacking


Chelsea striker Timo Werner admits his goalscoring drought this season was the worst of his career.

The German striker, who cost Chelsea £47.5million last summer, went 14 Premier League matches without a goal between November 7 and February 15.

During that time, Chelsea saw a potential title challenge disintegrate following a run of five defeats in eight games that saw club legend Frank Lampard replaced by Thomas Tuchel.

“The period where I didn’t score was the worst time of my career because I’d never missed so many big chances,” Werner told Sky Sports ahead of Chelsea’s meeting with Manchester United on Sunday.

“I’d never been so long without a goal, so I was very happy it ended two games ago.

“The smile wasn’t on my face all the time. You have to keep smiling, that’s the most important thing because when you are not happy and you don’t enjoy football, and you are always angry or mad, you can’t go back to moments where you can play good…

Source: Complete Sports