Timo Werner Profile
|Player’s Name||Timo Werner|
|Position of Play||Centre-forward|
|Net Worth||30 million dollars|
|Market Value||65 Million Euros|
|Age||25 years old|
|Place of Birth||Stuttgart, Germany|
|Date of Birth||March 6, 1996|
Timo Werner was born on March 6, 1996, in Stuttgart, Germany to Gunther Schuh and Sabine Werner and began his football career at the age of six years in 2002 at TSV Steinhaldenfeld where he played for two years before joining the Stuttgart youth system on July 1, 2002.
After Joining the youth system of the club, he made his debut in 2010-11 season playing his first game on February 13, 2011, in the Bundesliga under 17 against SSV Ulm U 17 in a game they won 3-0 and went on to score seven goals in 37 appearances.
In his second season, he was awarded fritz, Walter Gold Medal, after he scored 24 goals and assisted five times. He made his senior team debut on August 1, 2013, as a right-winger in the third round of the Europa League qualifying game that ended in a 1-1 draw away ay Botev Plovdiv. With this debut, Werner became the youngest player to start for the club.
Likewise, he made his Bundesliga debut as a second striker on August 17, 2013, in a 1-0 defeat by Bayern Leverkusen. He set a record as the youngest player to net a brace in a Bundesliga game and also the youngest to reach 50 appearances. However, it was broken in 2018 by Chelsea teammate Kai Havertz.
He signed a deal to stay at the club until 2018 but following the club’s relegation, he left to join the newly-promoted club, Leipzig. In his three seasons at Stuttgart, Werner scored 14 goals and registered 11 assists in 103 appearances across all competitions.
Joining the club for 10 million euros on a four-year deal on June 11, 2016, he became the most expensive signing in the club’s history. In his debut season, he was the top score and assisted his club to secure a Champions League spot for the first time. He went on to set a record for youngest player to reach 150 games in Bundesliga in his second season.
2017-18 season, he participated in the European competitions scoring three goals in the Champions League but they were eliminated in the group stage and joined Europa League intermediate stage where he scored a brace against Napoli to enable his team progress. They were ousted out in the quarter-finals by Marseille.
He will be remembered for his winning goal against Bayern Munich to enable his club to defeat the Germany giants for the first time. Further, he became the first player of the club to register 50 goals followed by another record as the youngest player to reach 200 Bundesliga appearances.
In his final season, he scored 19 goals in his 37 appearances 16 of which were in the Bundesliga scoring a brace in his last game for the club as they won 2-1 over Augsburg on June 27, 2020. He left the club for Premier League club, Chelsea, as Leipzig’s record goalscorer with 95 goals and 40 assists in 159 appearances.
The Germany international joined the club on July 1, 2020, singing a five-year contract. He united with his former teammate Antonio Rudiger with whom they began their professional career at Stuttgart. His arrival in London was a blessing as he won his first silverware in his career which was the coveted Champions League.
Werner debuted on September 14, 2020, against Brighton in a game Chelsea won 3-1 and his first goal for the club was against Tottenham Hotspur in EFL Cup fourth round on September 29. He was key in Champions League success scoring his first against Krasnodar in the group stage, a brace against Rennais, another in last 16 win over Atletico Madrid and in the semifinals 2-0 win over Real Madrid.
In his single EFL Cup appearance, he scored against Barnsley in the third round 6-0 win but they lost to Tottenham on penalties in the fourth round. In FA Cup he scored in a 4-0 win over Morecambe in the third round on January 10, 2021, and assisted in the semifinal win over Manchester City only to reach the finals and lose by a goal to Leicester City. He finished his first season with 12 goals and 15 assists in 52 appearances.
he has represented his country across the youth systems all through to the senior team. His debut was for the under 15 when he was 14 years, 8 months, and 3 days under Frank Engel on November 9, 2010, in a 5-1 friendly match win over Poland. He scored three goals in for appearances at this level.
Steffen Freund included him in the under team in September 2011 and in May 2012 Stefan Boger called him to the under 17 team that finished as runner-up in UEFA European Under 17 Championship in 2012. Thereafter, Werner played 11 games for under 19 under Christian Ziege and scored nine times.
On September 3, 2015, Horst Hrubesch named him in the under 21 team which he represented seven times and on March 22, 2017, Werner found a breakthrough to the senior team at the age of 21 years and 16 days when Joachim Low chose him ahead of the World Cup Qualifiers.
He won the Golden Boot in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup after assisting his country win it scoring three goals. During the 2018 World Cup, he started in the opening game they lost 1-0 to Mexico, they were eliminated in the group stage. In Euro 2020, he featured in three games but did not score.
Werner Market value and Net worth
The Centre forward’s value has risen over time; an analysis on his current value reveals that Werner has a market value of 65 million euros. Tracking back to his early days, he had a market value of 1 million euros as of August 2013 when he was 17 years old playing at VfB Stuttgart. He has an estimated net worth of 30 million dollars. The main source of his worth is his successful football career where he gets his earnings.
When the transfer windows open, clubs get the chance to scout and sign players they feel will bring an impact in the strength of the squad. Werner has been one of the many that have had interclub transfers. His transfer history dates back to the 2002-03 season when his first transfer happened as he joined the Stuttgart youth system from Steinhald youth in July 2002.
After nine-year, he joined the club’s U17 in January 2011 where he spent a year before moving to the U19 team in July 2012. He was included in the senior team in July 2013 where he impressed and attracted the interest of RB Leipzig who signed him for 22.2 million euros on July 1, 2016. After three seasons, Chelsea acquired his services for 53 million euros on July 1, 2020.
Salary and contract
Timo Werner joined Premier League club, Chelsea, from Leipzig on July 1, 2020after the two clubs agreed on the transfer fee. Further, for the transfer to be complete, an agreement between the player and the club in terms of his contract and salary was of the essence. To this effect, the forward penned down a five-year contract that runs until June 30, 2025, when it will expire. With regard to his payment, Timo Werner pockets a salary of 272,000 pounds a week totaling 14.1 million pounds per year at Chelsea.
Position and style of play
What is his best position of play? The main position of play for Werner is at the Centre forward. However, the player he is has the potential of playing in either frank as a left-winger and as a right-winger where he can as well give results. Werner’s style of play involves the use of his pace as his main strength.
The striker is unpredictable as often he finds space between the lines by shifting from the left wing to the right wing and in a spur of the moment he is in the final third to play quick touches with teammates and when he finds space, he shots on goal.
Globally Werner ranks at 40 among all players in the world. At his country Germany, Werner is number five. Looking on how he sits at the club level and the Premier League, he settles for position 4 at Chelsea and position 20 in the Premier League respectively. At the Centre forward, which is his main position of play, he ranks number 6. A quick look at his age mates that are players born in 1996, Werner stands at position 2.
FIFA 21 rating.
Werner has an overall rating of 84 with the potential of 87. He rates with three stars in skill moves and four stars for the weak foot. He has an international reputation of three. His work rate is high/medium. In terms of traits, Werner is a technical dribbler.
In the attack, the score is 69 for crossing, finishing 81, heading 76, short pass 79, and volleys 84. For movement, the scorers are 93 for acceleration, sprint speed of 89, agility 82, reactions 87, and balance 76.
A look at skills the scores are dribbling 82, Curve 70, FK accuracy 58, long pass 55, and ball control 84. Power the scores are; shot power 85, jumping 75, stamina 83, strength 65, and long shots 77.
At defense, defense awareness is 39, standing tackle 20, and sliding tackle of 19. Mental scores are 63 for aggression, interceptions 37, attacking position 88, vision 68, penalties 78, and composure 79.
- Won the UEFA Champions League with Chelsea in the 2020-21 season.
- Super Cup winner with Chelsea in 2001.
- Champion of the FIFA Confederations Cup in 2017 with his country Germany.
- Runner-up in the FA Cup with Chelsea in the 2020-21 season.
- DFB-Pokal runner-up with Leipzig in the 2018-19 season.
Achievements and individual awards
- In November and December 2019, he was the Player of the Month in the Bundesliga.
- During the 2019-20, he was named in the Bundesliga Team of the Season.
- Named in the 2017-18 UEFA Europa League squad of the Season.
- He was the Top Scorer in the FIFA Confederations Cup in 2017.
- Named in the Breakthrough XI in the 2017 UEFA Champions League.
- Winner of the Fritz Walter Silver Medal in 2015 for the U19.
- Winner of the Fritz Walter Gold Medal in 2013 for the U19.
- His UEFA Champions League debut was on September 13, 2017 in a 1-1 draw between Leipzig and Monaco at the age of 21 years, 6 months, and 7 days under Ralph Hasenhuttl.
- In Europa League, he played his first game under Thomas Schneider on August 29, 2013 when he was 17 years, 5months, and 23 days in a 2-2 between Stuttgart and HNK Rijeka.
- His first appearance in the Premier League was in a 3-1 win by Chelsea over Brighton on September 14, 2020 under Frank Lampard at the age of 24 years, 6 months, and 8days.
- In Bundesliga, he debuted under Bruno Labbadia in a game Stuttgart lost by a goal to Bayern Leverkusen on August 17, 2013 when he was 17 years, 5 months, and 11 days.
- Aged 24 years, 10 months, and 4 days, Werner played his first FA Cup game on January 10, 2021 under Frank Lampard as Chelsea beat Morecambe by four goals.
- DFB-Pokal debut was under Bruno Labbadia when Stuttgart won 2-0 over BFC Dynamo on August 4, 2013 at the age of 17 years, 4 months, and 29 days.