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Bundesliga club’s CEO hands boost with claims that star forward could join Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool

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Liverpool FC transfer news: Leipzig CEO claims Liverpool could sign Timo Werner

Timo Werner is one of the hottest properties in the Bundesliga and the Mirror reports that Liverpool are still in the hunt for the 23-year-old.

The forward has racked up 16 goals and 7 assists in the Bundesliga as Leipzig are set to play in the Champions League next season.

The report adds that Jurgen Klopp admires the forward but Werner seemed set to join Bayern Munich in the summer.

Timo Werner

Timo Werner of RB Leipzig

The forward has just one year left on his current deal, and the report claims that Werner has rejected talks of extending the contract with Leipzig.

However, Leipzig CEO Oliver Mintzlaff has suggested that the club have not agreed on terms with the Bundesliga giants and Liverpool are still in the reckoning to sign Werner.

Mintzlaff spoke to Sky and claimed there were a number of clubs where Werner could head off to (h/t Mirror):

“The situation is still the same. Timo Werner would rather not sign an extension.

“But that could change. I don’t think it’s completely out of the question that he could extend his deal. We haven’t talked to Bayern Munich about Timo Werner yet.

“Maybe he doesn’t even want to go to Munich. Maybe he would rather join Tuchel in Paris, Klopp at Liverpool or Favre at Dortmund.”

Liverpool need another centre-forward?

Werner primarily plays as the central striker and we could do with a quality back-up for Roberto Firmino.

The German could also usurp Firmino should he impress at the club but the Reds have Rhian Brewster coming through the ranks. The youngster should be part of the first-team next season.

Divock Origi has also impressed for Liverpool this season. Werner would be an excellent signing for the Reds and could develop into a fantastic player under Klopp.

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The Reds have made some shrewd signings under the German manager and hopefully, we get the right players to join once the transfer window opens.

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Liverpool trail other European giants in the race for €100m Bundesliga star

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Liverpool trail big European giants in race for Kai Havertz

Bild (h/t Metro) reports that Liverpool are interested in Bayer Leverkusen’s Kai Havertz but face competition from several top clubs.

The 20-year-old German has been in sensational form for the Bundesliga side over the past two years and scored 17 goals in the league last time around.

His return hasn’t been that great this season, with just one goal from six games in all competitions.

Kai Havertz

Havertz is a German international and the Reds face competition from Real Madrid, Juventus, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich in the race to sign him (h/t Metro).

The 20-year-old is contracted with the Germans until 2022, but has refused to sign an extension and could cost close to €100m, according to the report.

Liverpool trailing the other big names

The Reds could do with someone of Havertz’s abilities and we didn’t spend much in this summer window.

However, the report claims that the Premier League leaders are trailing the other clubs in the race to sign the German.

Munich and Real have the best chance of landing the Bundesliga sensation while Dortmund is an unlikely destination for the German (h/t Metro).

It will be interesting to see where Havertz ends up in the future as he needs to move away from Leverkusen to continue his development.

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Liverpool is a perfect club for the 20-year-old and hopefully, the youngster can grow under Jurgen Klopp.

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Liverpool send a scout to watch RB Leipzig’s Champions League clash against Benfica

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Liverpool send scout to watch RB Leipzig win over Benfica

Record (h/t Liverpool Echo) claims that the Reds sent a scout over to watch RB Leipzig’s clash against Benfica in the Champions League.

The Germans came out 2-1 winners, thanks to a brace from Timo Werner in the Group G clash.

Timo Werner
Timo Werner of RB Leipzig

The Liverpool Echo adds that Werner has been a target for the Reds and was the star of the show, thanks to his brace.

The report, however, doesn’t pinpoint which player Liverpool were watching, but it was another impressive showing by Leipzig.

A Bundesliga powerhouse on the rise

We already signed one player from Leipzig in the past, with Naby Keita joining us. The Guinea midfielder has struggled for fitness since his arrival at Anfield, but the Germans have several quality players in the team.

Leipzig are also leading the Bundesliga currently and are one point ahead of Borussia Dortmund and Freiburg.

Emil Forsberg

Liverpool have been linked with Emil Forsberg in the past (h/t Metro), and Jurgen Klopp has raided Schalke in the past for Joel Matip too.

We haven’t signed many players from the Bundesliga during Klopp’s time, with Loris Karius and Ragnar Klavan being the two other big names.

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Liverpool didn’t sign any major players in the summer, and it will be interesting to see what our transfer activity is during the winter window.

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Impressive Chelsea starlet could be fit to face Liverpool after midweek injury

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Mason Mount provides positive update ahead of Liverpool clash

Chelsea’s return to the Champions League didn’t go too well as they lost 1-0 at home to Valencia.

Frank Lampard’s side also missed a penalty in the clash as the away side picked up all three points.

However, one of the talking points in the clash was Mason Mount picking up an injury after a tackle from Francis Coquelin.

Mason Mount

The former Arsenal man was only booked for a tough challenge on the English youngster, but the Metro (h/t Liverpool Echo) claims that Mount is hopeful of featuring against Liverpool on Sunday.

Chelsea host the Reds in the clash of the weekend, and it will be interesting to see if Mount features in the game.

A young side against the best in the league

The English midfielder has been impressive in a youthful Chelsea side and already has three goals from five games.

Liverpool have to be wary of the threat possessed by Lampard’s team but the Reds are the only club with a 100% winning record in the Premier League this season.

The Reds, however, were beaten in their first game of the Champions League but put up a good showing against Napoli on Tuesday.

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Liverpool have a fivepoint lead over Manchester City at the top of the Premier League, but the trip to Stamford Bridge will be another tough test for the Reds.

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