Former Liverpool striker Emile Heskey tips Jurgen Klopp to “get his teeth stuck into” sought-after RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner this summer.
Emile Heskey has actually tipped former club Liverpool to target RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner this summer.
Jurgen Klopp is comprehended to have actually made the Germany international his top target for when the transfer window resumes, although the European champions might deal with competition from the likes of Chelsea, Manchester United, Real Madrid and Barcelona.
The 24- year-old has a ₤52 m release provision in his contract at Leipzig, and Heskey thinks that he is precisely the kind of player Klopp will be keen to “get his teeth stuck into”.
“Timo Werner is a young player who has done phenomenally well. When you’re bringing in young players, you want ones that are tried and tested, who know what it takes to perform at the top level,” Heskey informed Genting Bet.
“Those players are always going to be an asset. Werner looks phenomenal – his pace looks great. Klopp obviously knows a lot about the German league as well, so I’m sure he’ll be keen to get his teeth stuck into him.”
Werner has actually been among the most respected strikers in Europe this season, scoring 27 goals and helping 12 more in 36 appearances.