Liverpool had targeted Werner, with Jürgen Klopp telling his board the Germany international would fit in well at Anfield. However, the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has forced the Premier League leaders to reconsider their budget and they are yet to bid for the 24-year-old, allowing Chelsea to take control of the race to sign one of the most prolific strikers in Europe. … [Read more...] about Chelsea set to beat Liverpool to £53m signing of RB Leipzig’s Timo Werner
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Should the transfer go ahead, it would be something of a coup for Chelsea. For the past year, the speculation has been that Werner was on his way to Jürgen Klopp's Liverpool side. … [Read more...] about Germany striker Timo Werner poised to join Chelsea — reports
Although Klopp has stuck faithfully to a 4-3-3 for much of the season to ensure he can fit Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane into his side, Fabinho and Keita now give him greater flexibility. … [Read more...] about New Liverpool signings Fabinho and Naby Keita will light up Anfield next season… but how will they play together?
The perennial German champions already had one hand on the trophy but tightened their grip as the season enters the closing stages by overcoming Peter Bosz’s Champions League hopefuls. Leverkusen failed to build on Lucas Alario’s early opener as Bayern put their foot on the gas, with Kingsley Coman, Leon Goretzka, Serge Gnabry and Robert Lewandowski netting in a 4-2 win. … [Read more...] about Bundesliga: Bayern sink Leverkusen while Dortmund and Hertha take knee
Liverpool are emerging as strong favorites to sign Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara, who seems set to leave the German champions this year. The Premier League side are reported to have tabled a bid of €30 millio with some outlets already reporting that the Spaniard has agreed personal terms with the English champions. When Liverpool coach Jürgen Klopp was asked about the speculation, he replied: "Would you be surprise if I don't give an answer on that? Thiago is a good player, I like a lot of other players out there, but that's all I have to say." … [Read more...] about Bundesliga transfer blog: Wagner retires, Rangnick leaves Red Bull