Poyet opens up and announces Chelsea have signed one of the best players in Europe
Gus Poyet has hailed Chelsea for completing the signing of Timo Werner, saying the club have bagged themselves one of the best strikers in Europe.
Werner will be our second new addition, with Hakim Ziyech already signed up for the new campaign after agreeing a deal with Ajax for the Moroccan winger back in February.
Speaking exclusively to TalkSPort, Poyet said: “It’s always very difficult to get one of the top strikers in Europe, especially if you’re the club buying, because there’s too many people who are trying to look for the same type of players.
“I’m pleased that he’s coming to Chelsea. I’m pleased that he will give options to Frank Lampard, especially in front of goal which is the most important and normally the most expensive one.
“He’s very good at running into space and quick. I’m not saying really fast, but he’s quick, pacy and he can go in [behind] one vs one.
“He’s intelligent. I think he enjoys it more when he plays as the main striker. But also, he’s been playing at lot coming in off the left when you play three up front. I think there are good options for Chelsea next season.
“This is the dream for the coach. Before you even start training for next season, you’ve got players through the door already. This is acting quickly and not letting anyone get involved and deciding which players are your first choice because that’s something that is very difficult in England.
“When you talk about big teams in England, like the top four and top five, most of the time when they’re looking for a specific player, that player can be the same one. Then he becomes very expensive or you start looking for other options because you don’t think you’re going to get him.
“In this case, there was no time for anyone as ‘Bang’ Chelsea. [They made the] first decision and see you later. That’s something that is very welcome from the point of view of the staff and everyone around Chelsea.”[the_ad id=”164″]