Timo Werner Admits ‘Crazy’ Being Around Lampard and Cech

Chelsea striker Timo Werner admits he has a hard time keeping his cool when surrounded by club legends.

The German arrived from RB Leipzig in the summer for a £47.5 million fee.

The 24-year-old has started the season impressively, playing as a striker and off the left wing.

And Werner admits when he interacts with manager Frank Lampard and technical director Petr Cech, he finds it tough to stop getting starstruck.

“As a child, you don’t see much of the teams in the Premier League but you see them in the Champions League, so you see Chelsea, Manchester United,” he told Three UK.

“These were the clubs in my youth that won a lot so maybe [Cristiano] Ronaldo or when you are here, you hear [about Didier] Drogba and also Frank Lampard the manager, they have a lot of legends in the club here.

“When you come here and see they are working for the club, you see them and you were like a child like 10 or something, you see Ashley Cole, Lampard or Petr Cech you think ‘it’s crazy, I’m here now with them!’ It’s a lot of fun.

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