‘Join us at Liverpool’, Keita and Mane tell RB Leipzig star Werner

Liverpool duo Naby Keita and Sadio Mane are eager for Timo Werner to make the transfer to Anfield from RB Leipzig.

Werner’s cope with the Bundesliga club is because of expire at the tip of the 2019-2020 season and he is but to resolve on his long-term future.

That has led to rumours that Leipzig might money in on their prized asset within the subsequent switch window to keep away from shedding the Germany striker in a cut-price deal or on a free switch.

Keita was a team-mate of Werner, who has additionally been linked with Bayern Munich, at Leipzig and would relish a reunion.

Speaking to Sport Bild, he stated: “We performed very well collectively at Leipzig and he was certainly one of my finest mates.

“It’s clear, should he move, then I ask Timo to join us here at Liverpool.”

Reds ahead Mane stated he watched a number of Leipzig matches upon studying of Keita’s transfer to Liverpool and the Senegal international is an admirer of Werner.

“I’d advise him to join Liverpool. I like his style of play. Very forceful, good finisher, always giving it 100 percent. If he wants to join us, we’d welcome him to our team,” he added.

“When it was clear that Naby would be a part of us, I usually watched Leipzig matches. 

“But, to be trustworthy, it was dreadful for me at the beginning. Naby noticed fairly a few pink playing cards. I then requested Kevin Kampl, my buddy from our time at RB Salzburg, why Naby all the time got despatched off. He did not know. 

“Naby missed some important games and I could watch other players more closely. And Timo stood out.”

Mane’s first enterprise within the Premier League was with Southampton, who he joined from RB Salzburg in September 2014.

The 26-year-old claimed that he was additionally the topic of curiosity from Bayern Munich at that point when Pep Guardiola was at the helm.

“In January 2014, we had a friendly match against Bayern in Salzburg,” he added.

“The coach then was nonetheless Pep Guardiola and we shocked him with our means of taking part in.

“My advisor Bjorn Bezemer later informed me there was contact with Bayern after this match, but they did not really interest me.”


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