Chelsea forward Timo Werner is struggling to settle in London, according to the Transfer Window Podcast journalist Ian McGarry.
There have been multiple reports that the German international has been offered as part of deals for Erling Haaland and Romelu Lukaku, and McGarry says the reason behind that is the player is simply unhappy at Chelsea:
“I’m told that Werner, unlike [Kai] Havertz, has not adapted well to life in England. He has not assimilated himself necessarily very well, he’s quite an introverted character, Havertz is quite extrovert. It just hasn’t happened for him.”
McGarry’s record for accuracy, like his podcast co-host Duncan Castles, is questionable, to say the least, so you’d be wise to take these comments with a large pinch of salt.
Even so, were the likes of Haaland or Lukaku brought in before the summer transfer window closes, it certainly wouldn’t be a ringing endorsement of Werner.
The 25-year-old has disappointed somewhat with his performances since his £47.5m arrival from RB Leipzig last year. He managed only six Premier League goals during his first season and missed a number of gilt-edged chances from short range.