- Timo Werner was in action for 90 minutes during Chelsea’s 3-0 win over Crystal Palace in their Premier League season opener
- The German fired blanks during the encounter, but a report claims the striker was seen chasing a dog at a park during the week
- It was gathered that the stray dog which wandered around the Battersea Park was chased for over a mile by the star
It was gathered that the 25-year-old footballer ran after the dog for more than a mile before giving up on the chase.
An onlooker Vincent Cassidy stated that the ‘man’ ran very fast in his bid to catch up with the dog but somehow he missed.
The 55-year-old said:
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“The man was obviously a very fit and fast runner but the animal couldn’t be caught. He kept going for over a mile all around the park, but the dog was always just out of reach.”
It was gathered that efforts wardens at the Battersea Park eventually yielded results as they caught up with the animal which had an ID collar and was reunited with its owner.
Vincent had a quick chat with Timo after his dog chase and said:
“You should have been that lively at Wembley!”
Lukaku completes Chelsea switch
Meanwhile, Premier League club Chelsea have completed the signing of Romelu Lukaku from Inter Milan and details of how the deal was sealed has emerged, Football.London reports.
Blues' manager Thomas Tuchel was instrumental in luring the Belgian international to return to his former club in London.
Since the arrival of the manager, Chelsea have gotten almost every of their decision right - having won the Champions League as well as finishing in the top four of the Premier League despite arriving in the latter stages of the campaign.
Kante tipped to win next Ballon d’Or
The Blues' legend stated that the French midfielder does not get the appreciation he deserves on the world stage despite his contribution to the team.
The 30-year-old helped the west London club win their second Champions League title last season and also played a part in their Super Cup's success in the past week.
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