Antonio Rudiger has named two gamers sooner than stated Timo Werner at Chelsea mentioning himself amongst them.
Rudiger stated though Werner has at all times been fast since he was younger, he [Rudiger] and Fikayo Tomori are the quickest.
When Werner joined Chelsea from Leipzig, the very first thing he stated was that “My speciality is that I’m actually quick.”
And this the German worldwide has proven on many events together with Hakim Ziyech’s opening aim within the 2-0 win over Atletico Madrid on Wednesday, which was made doable by his outpacing Atleti defenders.
Requested whether or not he knew that Werner would make it on the prime stage, the centre-back informed Soccer AM: “Sure, as a result of his velocity and eagerness to attain targets, [these] come to him naturally.
“When he got here up the primary time [at Stuttgart], he was 16 or 17, and in coaching, he was so quick, so fast, and his ending was superb at that stage.
“It was only a matter of time for him to breakthrough [at highest level].
“Truthfully, one thing tells me that Fik [Tomori] and I are faster [than Werner],” he defined.
“Perhaps not for the primary 10 metres, but when we go, I’d say it’s between me and Fik.”