Norwich’s Teemu Pukki: ‘I thought the Championship was all long balls’

21 December 2018 12:15
Finland forward is pleasantly surprised with his move and his 13 goals have taken Norwich to within a point of the leaders LeedsWhen it comes to the redemptive powers of hard work, Teemu Pukki is a convert. The striker, leading Norwich’s push for promotion from the Championship, was bombed out of Celtic a few seasons ago and moved to the Danish side Brøndby with his tail between his legs. But in Copenhagen he learned the joys of selfless effort and, to be fair, he has not looked back since.“It was at Brøndby when I realised that it’s really good for me to be fit,” the Finland forward says. “I think it just happened that we started the pre-season with a new coach, who was German, and I felt: ‘OK, I’m fit now.’ In the matches I was defending more but I was more in the game and would get more involved in the attack that way as well. If I do a lot of work for the team, it really helps me too.” Related: Teemu Pukki shatters Bolton to keep Norwich top after Ameobi’s red Related: Daniel Farke: ‘Here I work every day to try to do something special’ Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian