Manchester United are being linked with a January move to sign RB Leipzig striker and Liverpool target Timo Werner.

According to the Express, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has highlighted the German striker as a long-term solution to United’s goalscoring woes.

However, the report adds that Leipzig are confident that they can keep hold of their star man until the summer at least, which means United may have to play the long game.

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United have also been linked with a move to sign Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic, but it is believed that any deal to bring him in would be a short-term option.

Werner, who has eight goals already this season, has been heavily linked with a move away from Leipzig for some time. Liverpool are long-term admirers, while Bayern Munich are also said to be keen to sign him.

The latter have previously earmarked him as a long-term replacement for Robert Lewandowski, but the 31-year-old is showing no signs of slowing down this season.

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