Premier League 2021-22: 5 Chelsea players that could help Tuchel win the Premier League- Despite winning the Champions League last season, the Blues of London scraped to end in the final four of the Premier League. Thomas Tuchel completely revamped the Blues after taking over from Frank Lampard mid-season. The German set to take of the club for the first time as a full seasoned manager. We have a look at 5 players Tuchel will rely on to help him mount a serious title for the Premier League.
The young German had a difficult start to life in England. He struggled to cope up with the physicality of the league before being stuck down by Covid-19. However, the 22-year-old showed glimpses of being back to his best in the fag end of the previous season.
Not only did Havertz score the winner for Chelsea in the Champions League final, but also contributed well for Germany in their Euro 2020 journey. The former Bayer Leverkusen star is reaching the top of his game and will aim this season as an opportunity to so everyone why Chelsea shell out so much money to bring him in.
Premier League 2021-22: Romelu Lukaku
The 28-year-old has been one of the most consistent performers in Serie A last season. He will head into the upcoming campaign after scoring 24 league goals while providing 11 assists helping the Nerazzurri clinch the Scudetto.
The prolific striker was also a vital part of the Belgium team at Euro 2020. Chelsea has spent big bucks to acquire his services and will expect the Belgian attacker to come out all guns blazing in the Premier League.
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Premier League 2021-22: N Golo Kante
Chelsea has one of the best midfielders in the world in N Golo Kante. The 30-year-old provides some much able cover to the teams’ defense while also moving the ball up during a Chelsea attack.
He had a great outing for the Blues in the pre-season games and is expected to be a vital cog for Thomas Tuchel’s team. the Frenchman performances will have a massive impact on where the Blues end up on the Premier League table.
Premier League 2021-22: Thiago Silva
The veteran Brazilian defender has become a vital part of Chelsea’s defense since joining them from PSG on a free transfer last year. Organizing the Blues defense, Thiago Silva has played a vital role in the London outfits’ success.
He has helped the Blues keep 10 clean sheets while featuring in 23 Premier League games while scoring two goals. Thomas Tuchel knows the importance of having a fully fit Silva in the team and will look to manage his game time carefully by rotating him in and out of the team.
Premier League 2021-22: Timo Werner
The 25-year-old attacker had a season to forget in his debut Premier League campaign. Despite getting into the right positions, the German striker failed to convert his chances and score for the Blues. Making 35 appearances for Chelsea last season, Timo Werner registered 6 goals.
Despite missing his goal-scoring form, the German contributed to the team by providing eight assists. He managed to create spaces for other attackers and was contributed defensively to the team. A striker like Romelu Lukaku could bring the best out of Werner with the duo expected to light up the Premier League with their partnership up front.