RB Leipzig chief provides new update on Timo Werner’s future amid Liverpool interest


RB Leipzig CEO Oliver Mintzlaff has actually stated that neither Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp nor Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge have actually called him over a possible offer for Timo Werner.

Werner has actually been with the Bundesliga outfit because the summer of 2016 and he has actually contributed 88 goals and 39 assists from precisely 150 appearances throughout all competitions.

Out of that tally, he has actually signed up 27 goals and 12 assists during the present campaign and his form has actually stood out of elite European clubs consisting of Liverpool and Bayern.

Previously this month, Mintzlaff stated that he is ‘very unwinded’ over the future of Leipzig and added that the 24- year-old has actually not offered any indicator of pursuing a fresh obstacle.

He has actually now repeated the exact same by mentioning that there has actually been no contact from either Liverpool or Bayern, and Werner might still have a long-lasting future ahead with Leipzig.

” Neither Jurgen Klopp nor [Bayern chairman] Karl-Heinz Rummenigge called me,” He informed General-Anzeiger (h/t Requirement Sport).

” We more than happy that we had the ability to extend the contract with him till2023 He played a truly strong first half of the season.

“We also believe that we are still a very good stage for Timo Werner on which to develop as a Germany international.”

Liverpool are comprehended to hold a ‘strong interest’ in the German with Klopp stated to be considering a versatile forward, who can either offer back- up or play along with the likes of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Hair and Roberto Firmino.

Bayern, on the other hand, have actually allocated Werner as a probable transfer target for the summer, expect they are not able to prise Leroy Sane far from Manchester City.

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