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'A Lot Of Footballers Are Different'_ Carragher Advices Chelsea Winger To Follow Timo Werner Steps

Jamie Carragher shows is concern over how Christian Pulisic is struggling at Chelsea and the former Liverpool legend advice the USA star to follow Timo Werner boldness steps.

Timo Werner was not in his best form during his transfer from Leipzig to Chelsea and since the German star returned back to leipzig he has been doing some pretty job.

Werner netted his fifth goal of the season in the Champions League on Tuesday night as Leipzig inflicted a first defeat of the campaign on holders Real Madrid, winning 3-2.

Earlier in the evening, Pulisic had lined up at right wingback as Chelsea secured a 2-1 victory over RB Salzburg – a result which sees the west Londoners progress to the last 16 as group winners.

Three years after moving to Stamford Bridge, Pulisic is still yet to firmly establish himself in his preferred role and has only netted once in

13 appearances this season, with Carragher adamant that he needs to follow Werner’s lead and drop down to a less competitive club.

Asked on CBS Sports if Pulisic should look at Werner and consider a move to a ‘smaller’ club, Carragher responded: ‘One hundred per cent.


‘A lot of footballers are different, I do scratch my head when I see certain players at clubs for a long time and they never really get into the team.

‘And that’s why I think Thierry [Henry] is saying he respects Timo Werner.

Rather than just sitting on the bench another year or two he’s gone back to somewhere where he’s going to play week in, week out.

‘And I just think Pulisic is sort of at that stage now where there’s been a few managerial changes.

It looks like he’s getting more of a chance with Potter, but not just him, I think Graham Potter is a manager who changes it every game so everyone is getting a chance.

‘So he may feel like he’s getting more of an opportunity to prove to the manager he can be in that recognised 11.

‘But he’s been there a few years now, it hasn’t quite happened for him for whatever reason,

and maybe Dortmund is a level down from Chelsea who are a team who are trying to win the Champions League – we know Pulisic was part of that win.


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‘But eventually you have to make that decision.

I don’t think you can continue to be in that position that he’s been in for the last two or three years.’

Asked if Pulisic can turn things around under Potter, Carragher continued:

‘I’ve never questioned Pulisic’s actual ability, some of the things I’ve seen him do, some of the goals I’ve seen him score

‘But it’s consistency and injuries. He’ll get a run in the team then get injured and it gives someone else an opportunity.

He never seems to get a [long] run in the team and I think it will be difficult for him [under Potter].

‘Maybe his time has come and gone. But we’re in the early stages of Graham Potter so who knows. Fingers crossed he can.’

"They Are Such A Big Club," Juventus Demand Respect Despite Struggles-Thomas Tuchel

Chelsea lost 1-0 to Manchester City in the Premier League on Saturday, their first defeat of the season.

They will be without Mason Mount, Christian Pulisic, N’Golo Kante and Reece James for their Champions League game at Juventus on Wednesday.

Kante has Covid-19, while attacking midfielders Pulisic,Mount and right-back James are injured.

Massimiliano Allegri’s Juve are four games unbeaten and have moved up to 10th in Serie A after a terrible start.

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“They are such a big club,” said Blues boss Thomas Tuchel.

“Yes they have had some troubles, a rough start but they were very convincing in the Champions League [a 3-0 win at Malmo].

“They are reliable. It is a no-brainer, they demand respect.”

Chelsea beat Zenit St Petersburg 1-0 in their Group H opener and have only conceded,

four goals in 14 Champions League matches since the start of last season.

Tuchel added:

Maybe there is expectation,”

“We came from a role that wasn’t favourites last season and we got better with every match and now we are seen as a real contender.

“Now it is easy to make us the favourites.

We have the experience that means there is a higher value and motivation to play against us.

And, We have to accept this. We are not favourites for this title.”

Juventus are without former Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata and Paulo Dybala through injury.