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Chelsea striker Werner wants 'no excuses' about England adjustment

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Chelsea striker Timo Werner does not want to use any excuses about adjusting to the Premier League debut.

The German, signed from RB Leipzig this summer, made his competitive debut for the Blues in Monday's 3-1 win over Brighton.

Werner commented after the game about his surprise at the size of Brighton's defenders, but the 24-year-old insists physicality won't hinder his early career in England.

"I don't know [if I need time to adapt]," Werner said, via Goal. "I think maybe yes, but maybe not. I think the football in the Premier League fits me very well.

"In the games against Brighton I saw them sometimes sit deep and not leave much space. Other times there was a lot of space for my runs and movement – that can be good for me.

"It depends on the game, how stretched the defenders are. The football is more about power and strength. It could be that I have to adapt a bit for a few games. In the end, I want to play, play well, score and win.

"I maybe will need two or three games but I want to be as good as possible. I want no excuses about needing to adapt for 10 or 15 games because it is possible. We want to win and you can't have a player who needs a long time to adapt.

"I want to come into the league and be the best Timo I can be as soon as possible."

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