Liverpool are interested in signing Red Bull Leipzig’s Timo Werner and Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho but reportedly favour the German striker over the English winger.

According to James Pearce of The Athletic (h/t Darren Wells of the Mirror), Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp might recruit his compatriot because of a favourable release clause. Sancho is reportedly considered too expensive by Liverpool at around £120 million, while Werner could be available at £52 million.

The pair remain two of the hottest players in the Bundesliga.

Liverpool could target both attackers if one of their front three eventually leaves Anfield. Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino have developed into one of the greatest forward combinations in world football.

Despite their form, Werner or Sancho might struggle to secure a starting role unless the Reds part with one of their star trio.

Werner recently expressed his admiration for Klopp but admitted he would be concerned about the potential of reduced playing time if he moves to England Continue reading

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