Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Werner: “Lampard was the main reason I joined Chelsea “

Lampard played a key part in me Joining Chelsea, says Timo Werner.

The German who trained with his new teammates today said he was impressed with what Lampard said to him and he believes the Premier league is suited to his style of play.

The 23-year old joined Chelsea from RB liepzig for £47.5 Million on a five-year Contract.

 “He [Lampard] was the main point.

“We talked a lot about things like the system, how he wants to play and sees me playing, and how the system fits me.

“He is a really nice guy who not only told me what he wants from me as a player because he wants to help me as a guy.

“He knows me now a little bit better and it fits very well between us and now I am happy to be here.”

The Striker also said he has to think about making the right move in embarking on a new challenge in his striker before he chose Chelsea 

“When you have a decision to go from your old club and you come to a big club like this, it was for me a dream which came true because Chelsea is a very big club,” 

“I know of the players before when they won the Champions League with [Didier] Drogba, with my new manager Frank Lampard, Petr Cech as the technical advisor, it is like a little dream for me but I want to become, not the same player as them, but I want to be part of a new era here so I will try to give my best.

“The style of the Premier League is very fast and my speciality is that I am really fast so I think it is perfect for me to play here.

“It is another league in another country so I can improve myself and go to another level, so those are the reasons I came to the Premier League and to Chelsea.”

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