Werner still Klopp's main target this summer - Reds hoping to negotiate lower price with RB Leipzig

Werner still Klopp's main target this summer - Reds hoping to negotiate lower price with RB Leipzig

Liverpool are still in the hunt for RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner in what has turned into one of the more drawn-out transfer sagas in recent years. Jürgen Klopp has, according to reports in The Guardian, told the LFC board that Werner is a perfect fit for his first-team squad. It is no secret that Anfield is Werner's preferred next destination, despite interest from FC Bayern, Manchester United, Internazionale and others. However, Liverpool have still not tabled an official bid …
Reds refuse to pay Timo Werner release clause fee

Reds refuse to pay Timo Werner release clause fee

Liverpool are reportedly refusing to pay Timo Werner's £50 million release clause fee to secure the Germany international's signature. The RB Leipzig forward has been the central figure in an ongoing transfer saga between The Reds and RB Leipzig of the Bundesliga for many months now. Werner has a £50 million clause in his current RB Leipzig contract but, as David Maddock reported in the Mirror last night, Liverpool have now withdrawn from talks. It appears that Jürgen Klopp, Michael …
Reds request more time before making Werner decision

Reds request more time before making Werner decision

Liverpool have apparently asked Timo Werner's representatives for more time before committing to a decision on making a bid for the RB Leipzig star. Apparently, Liverpool's transfer team wants to hold off and see what the fallout looks like once the global Coronavirus pandemic is under control. There could be huge changes with regards to the next transfer window and Liverpool do not want to act too soon. According to reports in The Guardian, Werner is anxious to leave RB …
Klopp reportedly awaits meeting with Bundesliga star to close transfer deal

Klopp reportedly awaits meeting with Bundesliga star to close transfer deal

Liverpool boss Jürgen Klopp is reported to be keen to have a face-to-face meetup with RB Leipzig's Timo Werner as soon as circumstances allow. Seen to be part of Klopp's 'due process' when it comes to hiring a new employee, the Liverpool manager wants to have a sit-down chat with Werner before any further progress is made with a contract proposal. The 24-year-old Germany international scored 21 goals in 25 Bundesliga appearances so far this season while also providing seven …
Liverpool appear to be handed boost regarding potential signing of Timo Werner

Liverpool appear to be handed boost regarding potential signing of Timo Werner

Liverpool's pursuit of RB Leipzig's Timo Werner seems to be well on track according to reports in Spain. It's claimed that Italian club Internazionale were told a deal was close to completion with The Reds after Antonio Conte's team enquired about signing the German international striker. As reported by Sport.es, Inter Milan made an enquiry about a potential swoop for Werner. However, they were told a deal with Liverpool was close to being signed and there would be little chance …
Clearing Up Timo Werner Myths

Clearing Up Timo Werner Myths

Timo Werner has not done much in recent days to quell rumours of a summer switch to Liverpool. Twice in the last week alone, the Red Bull Leipzig striker has publicly stated his admiration for Jurgen Klopp and talked up his ability to fit into his fellow Germans tactical set up at Anfield. Following Leipzig's 1-0 Champions League away victory away to Tottenham Hotspur last Wednesday, the 23 year old -- in perfectly fluent English -- had no hesitation in …
We need to talk about Naby Keita

We need to talk about Naby Keita

Naby Keita is the latest in a long line of players to divide opinion at Liverpool. He's a victim of hype others created for him and there's no escaping that. The deal to bring him to Anfield was unique in the sense fans has to wait an entire year to see him turn out for the club. The recruitment team, namely Ian Graham, saw his value and convinced those he had to that Liverpool needed this player. That not only …
How does Timo Werner fit into the Liverpool team

How does Timo Werner fit into the Liverpool team

The Timo Werner links are back. According to reports in Germany, Liverpool are one a host of clubs keeping close tabs on the RB Leipzig forward after his explosive start to the season. Under new manager Julian Nagelsmann, the Germany international looks more dangerous than ever before and already has 12 goal involvements in just ten Bundesliga matches.  It’s not the first time the Reds have been linked with the 23-year-old and you can’t see it being the last if …
Werner vs Pepe - who is the better fit for Liverpool?

Werner vs Pepe - who is the better fit for Liverpool?

Not long ago now, Timo Werner was the man the entire Liverpool fanbase wanted the Reds to sign. However, with interest from Bayern Munich well publicised and RB Leipzig seemingly not keen on selling the German international on the cheap despite his contract situation, interest in him waned and a new player replaced him as desirable number one.  Reports in France claimed Jurgen Klopp and the recruitment team at Anfield liked Lille’s Nicolas Pepe. His 22 goal in Ligue 1 …
Injecting Forward Passing Into Liverpool's Midfield

Injecting Forward Passing Into Liverpool's Midfield

In his first ever press conference as Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp was asked about the style of play we should expect to see the team play during his tenure, ‘Umschaltspiel’, he replied. This is a German footballing term but it roughly translates to ‘shift game’, which essentially means ‘transition game’ in England. Two full seasons later, it’s safe to say that Liverpool is now a side that thrives on exploiting moments in transition using speed, energy and the ability to …
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