A Wizardry winger and a clinical finisher; Chelsea seem ready to return to Premier league summit

Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech

Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech both became chelsea players from July 1st.

The ex Bundesliga striker completed a €53million switch to stamford bridge from German football team, Leipzig.

Werner struck twice against Augsburg on the final day of the Bundesliga season to become Leipzig all time leading scorer(95).

Leipzig 2-1 victory against Augsburg meant they secured third place in the Bundesliga, with the striker taking his top flight tally to 28 in 34
matches this term, six goals behind Bayern’s lethal finisher, Robert Lewandowski.

Werner also added six goals across the DFB-pokal and Champions league this term, but with his switch to Chelsea, he won’t be able to add to his tally.

As well as being a deadly finisher and fine provider for teammates, Werner standout attribute is undoubtedly his blistering pace. Something the striker himself admitted, “you can’t train speed, you either have it or you don’t”.

The 24 year- old wil link up at Stamford bridge wit his new teammate, Hakim Ziyech.

Ziyech sealed a move from Ajax to Chelsea halfway through the 2019/2020 season in a deal though to be worth around €44million.

The 27-year-old left Amsterdam with 48goals and 82 assists to his name in just 165 appearances in all competitions.

The Moroccan has scored some wonderful goals, made some head-breaking passes and produced some unbelievable skills over the years.

Throughout 2019/2020 season, the blues have missed a player with the cutting edge and passing range that Ziyech evidently possesses.

Hakim Ziyech

The prospect of Ziyech playing alongside Werner is thrilling and exciting on paper. And with rumor consistently linking Chelsea with Leicester city’s Ben Chilwell and Leverkusen’s Kai Havertz, the fans of the London based club are certainly in for a treat.

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For now, with the Official signing of a wizardry winger and a clinical finisher, Frank Lampard’s side seem ready to return to Premier league summit.


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