Timo Werner’s fine form for Rd Bull Leipzig over the last 18 months has seen him linked with some of Europe’s elite, and it appears to have turned his head.
Sporting Director Ralf Ragnick confirmed that the club were attempting to tie Werner down to a new contract and that the striker knew he would remain at the club next season.
Timo definitely knows he is still playing with us now and next season, We are also in talks to adjust and extend his contract.
However, the striker, who has scored 35 goals in 60 appearances for Leipzig, is aware that clubs outside of the Bundesliga are interested in him and has turned down a new contract with the club.
The 21-year-old recent revealed that there was interest from Spain and England in his services.
There are many top clubs in Europe [interested in signing me]: Atletico, Real and Barça in Spain, Chelsea, Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal, United and City in England.
Leipzig were unable to convince Naby Keita to stay at the club last summer, eventually allowing Liverpool to agree a deal worth £48m to sign the midfielder in the summer of 2018, and they could face a similar problem with Werner.
Aware that some of Europe’s elite are interested in him, Werner is clearly open to that big money move should it present itself and the list of suitors continues to grow.
Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid, Barcelona, Chelsea, Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal, Manchester United and Manchester City are all mentioned by the striker as clubs interested in signing him.