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Werner backed to ‘show who he really is’ at Euro 2020

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A significant drop in the marksman’s efficiency has been noticed since he made the switch from Germany to England last summer.

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Timo Werner has been backed by Jerome Boateng to “show who he really is” at Euro 2020 after a “season with ups and downs” at Chelsea.

Werner notched up 12 goals and 15 assists in his debut season with Chelsea. While those figures aren’t exactly inadequate, they do indicate a slip in standards for the striker in contrast to his last season in Bundesliga.

The 25-year-old found the net on 34 goals occasions in addition to setting up his RB Leipzig teammates 13 times in 45 games in 2019/20, prompting Chelsea to splash €50 million for him.

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The Germany international is currently gearing up for international action in the European championship, and a national teammate of his is expecting the striker to present the best version of himself in this summer’s tournament.

“Timo has changed country, club, playing in a new league,” Boateng told BILD. “It is not so easy.

“Nonetheless, he scored his goals, provided assists, was present, went through a hollow, and came out, and now he’s the Champions League winner.

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“For me, it has been a positive season with the usual ups and downs. It makes him bigger and stronger and he learns from it.

“At the Euros, we will see another Timo Werner, a hungry Timo. A Timo with more arrogance, because he has just won the Champions League. It carries you. He will show who he really is.”