– Timo Werner’smised chances this season has put him in fourth place among Premier League stars
– Stats reveal that Germany international who has gone 12 matches without a goal has missed eight opportunities
– Others on the list includes Marcus Rashford, Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane and Dominic Calvert-Lewin
Timo Werner has been ranked the fourth player in the Premier League who has missed big chances this season.
According to Premier League data crunched by GiveMeSport quoted by Sport Bible, the German striker has missed eight big chances this campaign for Chelsea.
Werner joined the Blues for £47.5 million in the summer from RB Leipzig with a record 34 goals but has struggled to find the back of the net in 12 consecutive matches under Frank Lampard.
One of the 24-year-old’s notable misses was the glaring chance against Leeds United in December where he diverted Olivier Groud’s goal-bound header away from the net.
However, the Chelsea striker is still behind the likes of Leeds’ Patrick Bamford, Burnley’s Chris Wood and Aston Villa’s Ollie Watkins, who have all missed gilt-edge chances this season.
Other top names after Werner includes Everton’s Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Liverpool’s duo of Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane as well as Man United’s Marcus Rashford.
Here are the list of Premier League star who have missed bog chances this season:
=6. Marcus Rashford (Manchester United): 7
=6. Oliver McBurnie (Sheffield United): 7
=6. Sadio Mane (Liverpool): 7
=6. Roberto Firmino (Liverpool): 7
=6. Che Adams (Southampton): 7
=4. Dominic Calvert-Lewin (Everton): 8
=4. Timo Werner (Chelsea): 8
3. Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa): 10
=1. Chris Wood (Burnley): 12
=1. Patrick Bamford (Leeds): 12
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Frank Lampard has confirmed that some Chelsea staff have tested positive for the deadly coronavirus disease ahead of their Premier League clash with Man City.
The Blues boss also revealed that no player was infested and the much-anticipated clash with Pep Guardiola’s side will go on as scheduled.
The west London club will be welcoming the Citizens to Stamford Bridge on Sunday, January 2, as both sides look to move into the top five spots.
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