Timo Werner, Chelsea star, says the Blues won't win the EPL title this season

Timo Werner, Chelsea star, says the Blues won't win the EPL title this season

- Timo Werner has explained that Chelsea won't win the Premier League title this term

- The German star added that the Blues would not be able to life the Champions League also

- Chelsea suffered their first defeat at home in the new season against Liverpool

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Despite spending huge amount to sign players this summer at Stamford Bridge, one of Chelsea's new signings Timo Werner has made it clear that the Blues won't win the EPL this term.

This latest comments by the German footballer will come as a great disappointment for all Chelsea fans who want to see their team winning titles this season.

Last term, Chelsea failed to win any trophy in all competitions, but Lampard and his wards did themselves lots of good to qualify for the Champions League.

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Timo Werner netted amazing 36 goals for German side RB Leipzig which made the Blues' chiefs to go for the signing of the 24-year-old star.

According to the report on UK Sun citing Bild, Timo Werner explained that the Blues are not title contenders this term which may arise the anger in Roman Abramovich and Lampard.

"We have to be honest with ourselves and say that we probably won't win the Premier League or the Champions League this season.

"If it works anyway, all the nicer. But that's not what the club expects.

"I like to compare that to Liverpool a few years ago. In the first year, the team didn't win a title either.

"In the second year they were in the Champions League final, in the third they won it and in the fourth, the title in the Premier League followed.

"With our Chelsea project, too, we want to develop step by step so that we have greater chances for the title after each season,'' Timo Werner explained.

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Timo Werner, Chelsea star, says the Blues won't win the EPL title this season
Timo Werner, Chelsea star, says the Blues won't win the EPL title this season (photo: Getty)
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Sadio Mane's brace was enough to fire Liverpool to a 2-0 win over 10-man Chelsea in a thrilling Premier League match played on Sunday, September 20, at Stamford Bridge.

Senegalese hit-man struck twice in quick succession in the second half of the match to inspire the reigning Premier League champions to victory.

Reds dominated proceedings from the blow of the whistle and nearly scored in the 11th minute through Roberto Firmino whose close range shot was blocked on the line by Christensen.

The closing stages of the first half were marked with dramatic scenes that saw Christensen handed marching orders after he was adjudged to have fouled Mane.

Second half of the encounter saw both sides make tactical changes, with Thiago Alcantara making his debut as he replaced Jordan Henderson.

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