Liverpool, Man United, Real Madrid target will stay at Leipzig

Aubrey Yates
March 12, 2018

Germany worldwide striker Timo Werner said Sunday he will remain with RB Leipzig next season, quashing rumours of a move away from last year's Bundesliga runners-up.

The 22-year-old also top-scored for at the Confederations Cup last summer, and is set to lead the line for Germany at the World Cup in Russian Federation this summer. "I'm very comfortable at RB Leipzig, though".

Werner has netted 17 times in 35 appearances for Leipzig this campaign, having also scored 21 goals in 33 outings last season.

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Speaking after Ralph Hasenhuttl's side's goalless draw against Stuttgart on Sunday, Werner pledged his loyalty to the Bundesliga club.

Werner was asked if he'd stay at Leipzig until the end of his contract in 2020 and he replied: "Next year, definitely".

In an interview with FourFourTwo magazine, the 10-cap worldwide said: "Yes, playing in the Premier League is a dream for me".

"Manchester United and Liverpool were the teams I watched quite a lot in England".

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