New Arrival for Chelsea. The player that has got fans talking.
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Chelsea completed the signing of Tommy Werner, a 24-year-old German international, for an estimated fee, that is understood to be around £48million, earlier this month (June). According to the clubs agreement, he will be joining the London side July 1st.
Be that as it may, he has been in the admiration radar of Chelsea's boss, Frank Lampard, even before he became the manger of the club. And when opportunity came knocking, the London coach couldn't resist. In Frank's voice he said, ‘I have certainly followed him for a while just as a talented player before I took this job'. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
Is this a mere coincidence?
The German international, left Stuttgart for RB Leipzig, after they were relegated, and so far, has enhance his reputation among many European teams like Liverpool, because of his outstanding performance, considering his age. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
And since he signed for the club in 2016, he has scored not less than 17 goals each season across all competition. And has created lots of goal scoring opportunities for his team members.
In the just concluded BundesLiga season, Werner, helped his club, Leipzig to finish third, by scoring a brace, adding up to a seasons total of 45 goals in 34 matches across all competition. And also securing their place in the UEFA Champions League, after defeating Tottenham Hotspur. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
Prior to his exit, Tommy marked his 200th appearance with a goal against Cologne, becoming the first younger star in the league's history to have achieved that milestone. After breaking the record for 50, 100 and 150. He is also the teams all time highest goal scorer, with a total of 94 goals in 159 appearances. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
After Saturday's match, Tommy Werner via his twitter account, thanked his team members for everything, as he looks forward to joining is new team members, as well as fans.
Though some fans feel his move was motivated by money, others wished him luck. On the other side, Chelsea fans have been overjoyed, as they see him as a huge plus. And possibly, the striker they've not had in a long while. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
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