End of term report: Timo Werner’s 2020/21

That started an impressive run of eight goals in just nine games, including two braces and starring roles in the big Champions League wins over Krasnodar and Rennes. His best was saved for the Premier League, though, when he fired us into a two-goal lead against Southampton and then, after the Saints fought back, set-up Kai Havertz for the third in a 3-3 draw.

Teething problems

However, having moved to a new position on the left wing, the goals seemed to dry up for Werner in the early winter months. While his lightning pace was still a valuable asset out wide, and he popped up with some important assists in November and December, it was clear he wasn’t finding the same number of opportunities, which was affecting his confidence in front of goal when they did arrive.