Contemporary from profitable the Champions League title with Chelsea, Timo Werner is able to be a menace off the bench as Germany’s goal-scoring joker in Tuesday’s Euro 2020 date with France.
The Germans are bidding for a file fourth European Championship title and begin their Group F marketing campaign with a conflict of the giants in opposition to the world champions in Munich.
Regardless of a combined first season with Chelsea, Werner proved his ending for Germany with a aim as a alternative in Monday’s 7-1 thrashing of Latvia in a pleasant, netting for the sixteenth time in 39 internationals.
As Werner admits, there’s “brutal” competitors for Germany’s ahead locations and the 25-year-old is able to provide head coach Joachim Loew a menace off the bench in opposition to the French.
“In fact I need to begin, nevertheless it’s regular at this degree to take a seat on the bench,” Werner stated Saturday at Germany’s Euro 2020 base in Bavaria.
“I am not a participant who sits within the stands with crossed arms and sulks.
“It’s a must to be harmful in entrance of aim and provides the coach the choice which you could additionally assist the workforce from the bench.”
His Chelsea team-mate Kai Havertz, veteran Thomas Mueller and Bayern Munich winger Serge Gnabry are more likely to begin in opposition to the French.
Werner had an up-and-down first season with Chelsea, hitting the web simply six instances in 35 Premier League video games and went three months with no aim in England’s prime flight.
After lacking a sitter within the Champions League semi-final, first leg draw at Actual Madrid, Werner made amends with a headed aim within the 2-0 return-leg victory.
Within the Porto closing a fortnight in the past, Werner’s decoy run opened house for Germany team-mate Havertz to attain and seal a 1-0 win over Manchester Metropolis as Chelsea gained the Champions League for the second time of their historical past.
“The underside line appears to be like good, we gained the Champions League. It was a yr with many ups and downs for me personally,” Werner admitted.
“I used to be in a position to study so much and it wasn’t all dangerous. I’ve developed in lots of issues.
“You additionally must be self-critical that one or two objectives ought to have been gone in, however as a striker, you may have a season during which issues do not go so effectively.”