On Saturday, Timo Werner reminded everyone exactly why Chelsea paid huge amount of money to sign him from RB Leipzig with his performance against Southampton in the English Premier League.
The German striker was handed a start against the Saints after being left of the Champions League home loss to Real Madrid a couple of days ago.
He took advantage of the opportunity Thomas Tuchel handed him as he led the onslaught of the Saints. There were a lot of things made for him and his style of play and it suited him very well.
He took the chance and made his point with his two goals as he struck all three sides of the goal post. He could have scored more. These are the types of performances that strikers need and clubs need from the strikers.
In Chelsea’s next match which is against Real Madrid, the London club might just have found the perfect key to conquer the Spanish giants.
Just like Vinicius Jr caused Chelsea problems with his pace in the first leg, Timo Werner can use his pace and hurt Real Madrid in the second leg.
Werner was part of the Chelsea team that eliminated Real Madrid from the Champions League last season, so they are a familiar opponent for him as he even scored against them.
Thomas Tuchel should go with the exact front line that thumped Southampton 6-0 and Chelsea will have a great chance of getting a result that will see them progress to the semifinal of the competition.
Timo Werner on the left, Kai Havertz through the middle and Mason Mount on the right and Chelsea fans can dare to dream of a night that would go down in history at the Santiago Bernabue.