Chelsea was in desperate need of a lethal frontman after the departure of Eden Hazard. The Belgian was their biggest goal threat and his departure naturally created a void in this young Chelsea squad. Timo Werner was the man whom the Blues made their immediate target. Chelsea management was very impressed by his fast game and then manager Frank Lampard also wanted to use Werner’s blistering pace for his attacking setup. Although his stint up till now has not been that great individually. But a change of management proved to be good for him. Tuchel used him properly, and the Blues won the Champions League beating Manchester City. Timo Werner’s net worth grew quite high after his generous contribution to the Champions League win. Let’s take a look at his numbers.
Early Life in Germany:
Born in Stuttgart on 6th March 1996, Timo Werner’s interest in football was identified by his father. He played for TSV Steinhaldenfeld before joining VfB Stuttgart’s academy in 2002. He made his senior debut for them in the 2013-14 season. When Stuttgart was relegated he joined RB Leipzig to remain in the Bundesliga. Werner agreed to a 4-year contract with RB Leipzig for a transfer fee of €10 million, the highest in the club’s history. His fortune turned overnight after this move. The German striker had 159 appearances for the club in which he scored 95 goals in all competitions. He also made his national team debut in his Leipzig stint taking place of the legendary Miroslav Klose. His impressive numbers earned him a move to Stamford Bridge in 2020.
Timo Werner: Life in London
On 18 June 2020, Werner agreed to sign for Chelsea, who activated his £47.5 million release clause, on a 5-year contract. His debut for the Blues came under Frank Lampard but he was heavily criticized for his lack of goals. But that didn’t demotivate him as new manager Thomas Tuchel showed immense confidence in him. Under, Tuchel he was used mostly in flanks. His numbers might not have been great, but his overall gameplay was a key part of Chelsea’s Champions League success. Not only his performance but his net worth also hiked after the London move. According to Glusea, he has an estimated net worth of $30 million. He signed a 5 year / £70,720,000 contract with the Chelsea F.C., including an annual average salary of £14,144,000. His endorsements with Adidas also contribute generously to his net worth.
He sits third-highest waged player in the Chelse squad and after the arrival of Lukaku his game has elevated even more. So, it is upwards for him from here.