Phil Thompson: ‘Timo Werner would challenge Liverpool front three’


Former Liverpool captain Phil Thompson is positive that Timo Werner would challenge the developed front 3 of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Hair and Roberto Firmino.

Former Liverpool captain Phil Thompson has actually declared that Timo Werner can challenging the club’s front 3 for a routine starting role in Jurgen Klopp‘s first team.

The Reds have actually been greatly linked with a move for the RB Leipzig striker when the transfer window resumes, and reports today recommended that the Germany international is prepared to concur terms must Liverpool activate his ₤52 m release stipulation.

Liverpool’s present front 3 of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Hair and Roberto Firmino is extensively considered as among the very best trios in world football, however Thompson thinks that Werner would be a “fantastic” addition to Klopp’s assaulting arsenal.

“I think he’ll give a realistic challenge to the front three. Mo Salah, Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino – they look as though they’re set,” Thompson informed Sky Sports News.

” We do have Divock Origi however I think everyone understands that he’s more of an effect player, for sort of the last 15, 20 minutes – however that’s not truly sufficient. We do need someone a bit much better. Some individuals will state ‘Will Werner get in and will he wish to pertain to Liverpool?’. I think he would and I think he does.

“You look at Manchester City, they’ve got two top class players in every position. That is what Liverpool need and I think Werner would help to give us that. With the lure of Jurgen Klopp, I think that would tick the box for him, and I think he would be a fantastic signing. Something that we do actually need.”

Werner has actually contributed to 39 goals from 36 appearances for Leipzig throughout all competitions this season, scoring 27 and helping 12.

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