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Ballack – Werner will be a great main man at Chelsea

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Michael Ballack is backing his compatriot Timo Werner to be a huge success after following in his footsteps and leaving the Bundesliga for Chelsea.

Michael Ballack although at the opposite end of his career to Timo Werner, swapped the Bundesliga for the Premier League. More specifically he moved to Stamford Bridge and Chelsea.

The retired midfielder feels his compatriot has made a wise decision if he rejected the lure of Premier League Champions Liverpool for his old club.

Ballack believes that Frank Lampard’s project is better suited to Werner’s style and will allow him to be the star of the show rather than playing second fiddle to the irreplaceable Mane, Firmino and Salah.

Speaking to inews, it will prove to be a great decision by the young forward.

Ballack said:

“If Liverpool was really an option for him, he made the best decision for him, and only he can make that decision.”

“How could Timo expect to come into that front three and start every week in place of Mo Salah, Roberto Firmino, or Sadio Mane?”

“Chelsea are building a young team, a new team, with a young coach. It is a great project to be part of, given how young Timo is.”

“To be the main striker, at a huge club like Chelsea, is the best place for him. He can have a much bigger impact than he could at Liverpool.”

“Although Liverpool and Man City’s squad is much stronger than everyone else’s right now, Chelsea is starting to create a really competitive team.”

“Timo and Chelsea is a great fit. Chelsea does not have this kind of player at the moment.”

“If he plays to what he is good at, he will be an amazing signing for Chelsea. It is a great place to play football.”

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