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Sport Werner promises to live up to 'Turbo Timo' nickname

04:03  19 september  2020
04:03  19 september  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Timo Werner has pledged to live up to his new nickname at Chelsea. The Germany striker admitted he was still trying on “ Turbo Timo ” for size, but insisted he would make the moniker fit – by terrorising Premier League defences with his pace. The £53million hitman honed his

Timo Werner has pledged to live up to his new nickname at Chelsea. The Germany striker admitted he was still trying on “ Turbo Timo ” for size, but insisted he would “I only just heard that nickname moments ago; Turbo Timo is not the worst,” said Werner . “I was a little bit surprised by it, but I hope

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Timo Werner has pledged to live up to his new nickname at Chelsea.

The Germany striker admitted he was still trying on 'Turbo Timo' for size, but insisted he would make the moniker fit - by terrorising Premier League defences with his pace.

The £53million hitman honed his high-sprint speeds through hill running with his dad as a youngster, before sharpening his deadly running angles under Julian Nagelsmann at RB Leipzig.

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Werner ’s lightning speed has earned him the nickname ‘ Turbo Timo ’, a moniker some have suggested underplays the myriad other attributes he possesses as one of the brightest In this part, he was really important.’ -Begin your build- up to Chelsea vs Liverpool with all the key facts and figures.

September 19 at 1:03 AM ·. Werner : " Turbo Timo is not the worst nickname and hopefully I can show it fits me. That I'm fast is a really good thing for me because it gives me a lot of opportunities in the game where I can score goals, where I can create chances for the team and other players." ⚡.

Timo Werner is hoping to score his first Premier League goal against Liverpool on Sunday © Provided by Daily Mail Timo Werner is hoping to score his first Premier League goal against Liverpool on Sunday

Now the 24-year-old is ready to turn on the afterburners under Frank Lampard in west London, with his Stamford Bridge debut fast approaching against Liverpool on Sunday.

'I only just heard that nickname moments ago; Turbo Timo is not the worst,' said Werner. 'I was a little bit surprised by it, but I hope to show that it fits me well.

'Being fast helps give me opportunities to score goals, create chances for the team and other players.

'My father knew I was fast and wanted me to get stronger; he let me run some hills. It's really helped me a lot, it's given me a way to work hard.

'In Leipzig I learned a lot from the manager, on how to improve in different positions. But it was the right time to try something new, out of Germany, to try the Premier League.

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" Turbo Timo is not the worst nickname and hopefully I can show it fits good to me," Werner told reporters. Schuh became a coach at TSV Steinhaldenfeld while bringing up Werner in the north east of Stuttgart and gave his son extra training by going on runs in the hilly country that surrounds the area.

" Turbo Timo is not the worst nickname and hopefully I can show it fits good to me," Werner told reporters. Schuh became a coach at TSV Steinhaldenfeld while bringing up Werner in the north east of Stuttgart and gave his son extra training by going on runs in the hilly country that surrounds the area.

'It's such a great league, with a lot of massive defenders, strong defenders. It is the point where I want the next challenge.'

a group of people playing football on a field: The German striker has been given the name 'Turbo Timo' due to his rapid sprinting speed © Provided by Daily Mail The German striker has been given the name 'Turbo Timo' due to his rapid sprinting speed

Werner has shaken off a dead leg to be fit to face Liverpool on Sunday, with Chelsea boss Lampard tipping the savvy striker to cause the Reds problems in west London.

Werner admitted after his top-flight debut at Brighton to being surprised by the physical size of Premier League defences, but Lampard said that honesty will stand him in good stead for making the grade in England.

a group of men playing a game of football: Werner's pace saw him win a penalty against Brighton after a challenge by keeper Mat Ryan © Provided by Daily Mail Werner's pace saw him win a penalty against Brighton after a challenge by keeper Mat Ryan

'I loved his statements afterwards and it follows on from the Timo Werner I spoke to when he signed and the way he's been since he started working here,' said Lampard.

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Timo Werner won the penalty that gave Chelsea the lead against Brighton Credit: AFP. When he first emerged on the scene in Germany, the local media In football there is nothing quite so thrilling as speed, and Turbo Timo has never lacked for it. As a youngster he would run up mountains with his

Timo Werner : Turbo Timo . 48 likes · 6 talking about this. Recreation & sport website. Timo Werner : Turbo Timo updated their cover photo. 20 February ·.

'He's an incredibly-talented player. He is robust, so I've no doubt he can handle the Premier League and the size of the opposition.

'And he's very low maintenance. He comes in, he trains, he works hard, he lives right and he wants to come here and be a success.

'All the players coming from foreign leagues have to be given some time to adjust to the league. I'm confident they will adjust quickly. We'll work towards that.

'I'd like to see Timo up against what is a fantastic defence, Liverpool at the weekend. I've no worries of how he will approach it, in terms of the size or speed or strength or Liverpool. I'm sure Timo will back himself and give everything.'

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