Timo Werner is a ‘top, top player’ and will succeed at Chelsea, insists Joe Cole, who compares striker to Jamie Vardy

Chelsea followers have been urged to not panic over Timo Werner by Joe Cole, who insists the German striker will come good.

Werner arrived at Stamford Bridge with loads of pedigree having scored 34 targets in his last season at RB Leipzig, nevertheless, he’s struggled to justify the £48million Chelsea paid.

Werner has 5 targets in 29 Premier League appearances
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The striker has simply ten targets in 41 appearances for the Blues this time period however Cole says he’s seen sufficient of the German to consider issues will begin going proper.

Cole additionally predicted Werner’s profession will take an identical path to that of Jamie Vardy, who entered his peak later than gamers sometimes do.

The previous Chelsea star additionally mentioned he believes Werner and the Leicester frontman are related kinds of gamers.

“He’s not settled in addition to he would have favored however there’s sufficient high quality there,” Cole advised talkSPORT. “He does issues properly.

Cole believes Werner’s working and harrying of opponents makes him much like Vardy

“He’s not cultured like Dennis Bergkamp; he’s a runner, he’s a hustler, a bustler.

“He’s like Jamie Vardy. I feel he’ll season as he will get older. I’ve little doubt that he’s a high, high participant.”

Werner isn’t the one big-money signing to have didn’t hit the bottom working at Chelsea with German compatriot Kai Havertz additionally having his struggles.

However Cole urged followers to not run out of endurance for Havertz, 21, both, citing how troublesome it will have been for him and Werner to affix Chelsea throughout an unprecedented 12 months.

Chelsea spent a mixed £120million on Havertz and Werner final summer season

“What we have now to consider is these two younger lads have come over from Germany in a pandemic 12 months making an attempt to settle into a brand new nation,” Cole added.

“They’re each younger males so you must give them time to settle. I feel they’ll each come good.”

Cole was talking forward of Chelsea’s FA Cup semi-final date with Manchester Metropolis on Saturday, which you’ll hearken to LIVE on talkSPORT, kick-off 5:30pm.


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