After selling the likes of Mario Balotelli and Christian Benteke last summer, Liverpool have mainly used Firmino in the center forward position this season.
Danny Ings and Daniel Sturridge have been injury prone and Divock Origi has mostly started the games on the bench. In such a scenario, the Reds need to sign an out and out center forward next summer and they are already looking at options.
According to Daily Mail, Liverpool want to sign German international and RB Leipzig star Timo Werner.
The 21-year-old center forward joined Leipzig last summer after playing over 100 senior games for Stuttgart, where he managed to score only 14 goals. Werner has already matched that tally with his new club in the current campaign.
In 23 league outings, he has scored 14 goals and also provided 6 assists as Leipzig sit in second place in the Bundesliga table, 10 points behind leaders and reigning champions Bayern Munich.
Last month, Leipzig boss Hasenhüttl heavily praised (T-Online) the youngster and claimed that he is the best German striker at the moment.
In the top 5 leagues, no German player has scored more goals than Timo this season. Ralph also added: “Timo has qualities that are extraordinary”
Werner’s contract with the Bundesliga side will expire in 2020 and he is valued at 19 million euros ($20million) as per CIES Football Observatory. After his brilliant performances, the German side will most likely ask for a huge fee.
In your opinion, should Liverpool sign Werner?
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