Earlier this week, Timo Werner said that he ‘could be happy everywhere’ in what looked like a hint that he’s prepared for a summer move away.
When he was asked to comment on those words, Thomas Tuchel sounded quite surprised by Werner’s tone.
“I’m surprised, I would be very happy as a young guy having a contract at Chelsea Football Club. I would be one of the happiest people on the planet,” Tuchel said, as quoted by the Evening Standard.
“He needs to get his game time, show quality, take your place and defend your place. I would be one of the happiest people on the planet having a contract with Chelsea.
“If he said this, I do not understand. He is our player, sure.”
According to the latest reports, Chelsea would be open to offers for Werner, but so far no other club has been willing to take on his massive wages: the German reportedly earns around £272,000 per week which makes him one of the highest-paid players at Stamford Bridge.