Werner could leave Chelsea to participate in the 2022 World Cup

LONDON: German striker Timo Werner has hinted that he could take in consider leaving the club England’s Chelsea team to gain a greater opportunity to participate, months before the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Werner, 26, does not participate regularly in the starting lineup under coach Thomas Tuchel, and Chelsea have strengthened their attacking line by signing England international Raheem Sterling. “I can be happy anywhere,” Werner told reporters in Las Vegas after the game that ended in a 2-1 win over Mexican Club America on Monday, during which he scored the first goal. “Of course I want to play more, and I have to do it to be in form before the World Cup and to have the opportunity to participate in the tournament. “He continued:” The most important thing is to be happy. I am happy when I play and score. This is the truth. the rest will come. ”Werner joined Chelsea in 2020 from Leipzig and his contract is expected to last until 2025. The 2022 World Cup will take place in Qatar from 21 November to 18 December. Tuchel did not want his compatriot Werner to promise longer playing minutes, stating: “We’ll see, but everyone is responsible for their own situation.” He added: “Timo played for 45 minutes, like the rest of the players, and he scored, and we are moving from that point of view.” (Dpa)