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“Timo needs time out ,” says Clinton Morris after display in champions league match against Porto



Chelsea winger Timo Werner

Former Premier League forward, Clinton Morrison has suggested Timo Werner needs time out of the Chelsea team after struggling during the Champions League victory over Porto.


The German international has undoubtedly endured a discouraging season at Stamford Bridge since his move from RB Leipzig last summer, netting just 8 goals in 38 Premier League and Champions League appearances.

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Timo Werner looked short of confidence and was subbed off by Thomas Tuchel in the second half of Chelsea’s 2-0 win over Porto on Wednesday night.

Morrison told BBC Radio 5 Live; “Chelsea have got other attacking options – it just depends on how long Tuchel wants to stick with Timo Werner,’ ‘Listen, Werner is not a bad player.

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“You don’t become a bad player overnight. It’s just at the moment, he’s getting into positions and not being clinical.

“Maybe he needs a bit of time out of the team and he can make an impact coming off the bench.”

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Timo Werner

Timo Werner has struggled in front of goal since he arrived at Chelsea. ( Photo by Getty Images)i

Chelsea have one foot in the Champions League semi-finals after an impressive 2-0 victory over Porto in Seville.


Mason Mount scored an incredible opener to put Tuchel’s side ahead followed by his England team-mate Ben Chilwell, who popped up with a rare goal late on to doubling their advantage.

“It was a very good, professional performance from Chelsea,’ Morrison added. ‘A lot of people were questioning how they would respond after that defeat by West Brom – and they responded excellently.”

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