Liverpool FC transfer news: Timo Werner will not sign new contract with RB Leipzig
The 23-year-old is out of a contract at the end of next season, and Leipzig do not want to lose him for free (h/t Liverpool Echo).
The report claims that Leipzig sporting director Ralf Rangnick held last-minute discussions to keep hold of the German striker.
The report claims that Bayern are the favourites to land Werner, however, Jurgen Klopp could make a move for the former Stuttgart striker.
Liverpool need one versatile forward in the summer
Daniel Sturridge left the Reds for free in the summer, and we need to bring in one versatile forward who can cover our wide players too.
Divock Origi did a decent job out wide, however, Werner is comfortable as a centre-forward or as a winger.
The 23-year-old bagged 16 Bundesliga goals and provided seven assists as Leipzig finished in the Champions League places.
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Werner would be a wonderful addition to the team given his potential and age. However, he would have to move to a new country, and acclimatizing isn’t always easy in new surroundings.