Werner: World Cup no Liverpool & Madrid audition

first_imgTransfers Werner: World Cup no Liverpool & Real Madrid audition Chris Burton 16:19 5/24/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Timo Werner RB Leipzig Bayern Robert Michael Transfers Liverpool Barcelona Real Madrid RB Leipzig Bundesliga Primera División Premier League The RB Leipzig striker has been heavily linked with moves to England or Spain, but he is not looking to catch the eye with Germany this summer RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner insists he will not be looking to use World Cup 2018 as an audition to secure himself a switch to Barcelona, Real Madrid or Liverpool.The Germany international has been heavily linked with sides across Europe ahead of the summer transfer window.The 2017-18 campaign saw the 22-year-old record another 21 goals across all competitions, allowing him to match his efforts from the previous season. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Goalkeeper crisis! Walker to the rescue but City sweating on Ederson injury ahead of Liverpool clash Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Sorry, Cristiano! Pjanic is Juventus’ most important player right now It is those exploits, along with his potential for future growth, which have made Werner such a sought-after asset.He is, however, adamant that he has no intention of using a global stage in Russia as a shop window, telling Socrates magazine: “The World Cup is not about auditioning for Barcelona, ​​Madrid, Liverpool or whoever.“I want to become world champion and then I want to attack again with RB Leipzig.“I’m not dealing with any thoughts of making a change.”While remaining adamant that a summer switch is not part of his plans, Werner concedes that anything could happen when the window re-opens.Big-money bids would test the resolve of RB Leipzig, with a club that has spent just two seasons among the Bundesliga elite having already been raided for several prized assets.Naby Keita is among those destined to depart this summer, as he prepares to head to Liverpool, and it could be that Werner joins him at Anfield at some stage.The highly-rated forward added: “You never know what will happen in football in the future – that is not just a phrase, that’s a fact.”Werner is currently tied to a contract with RB Leipzig until 2020.He has earned 12 caps for Germany to date, netting seven goals, and will be hoping that his efforts over the coming weeks allow them to defend the World Cup crown they recaptured in Brazil four years ago. Subscribe to Goal’s Liverpool Correspondent Neil Jones’ weekly email bringing you the best Liverpool FC writing from around the weblast_img

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