Browsing: Timo Werner

The 20-year-old striker is expected to be chased by several of Europe’s elite this summer, with Sportsmail revealing in March that the Blues are one of three European sides interested in the forward, along with Manchester City and Real Madrid.

The Blues head into this tie following a 1-1 draw with Real Madrid in the Champions League, while Scott Parker’s side were denied all three points against Arsenal in heartbreaking fashion.

Four days after featuring in Germany’s humiliating 6-0 Nations League defeat to Spain, the £48m man shone against Steve Bruce’s Premier League strugglers as Chelsea made it five straight wins in all competitions.

New signings Timo Werner and Kai Havertz made their debuts up front after the German internationals joined Frank Lampard’s side from the Bundesliga during the close season as Chelsea prevailed thanks to goals from somewhat unlikely sources.

Abraham has been one of the beneficiaries of manager Frank Lampard ‘s focus on youth this season, racking up 41 appearances and netting 16 goals in all competitions.