RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner has fast been developing a reputation as one of Europe’s most talented young attackers over the last couple of seasons.
The 21-year-old has displayed excellent finishing ability for the Bundesliga side, netting 10 goals in 23 appearances so far this term. He has also been in superb form for the German national team, scoring seven goals in just 10 games for Joachim Low’s side.
Werner has been linked with a host of Europe’s top club’s in recent months. Speaking to FourFourTwo magazine the young striker revealed he would like to play in the Premier League one day, and even went as far as admitting which club he would most like to represent.
“Yes, playing in the Premier League is a dream for me,”
“I would like to play for two or three clubs, and Manchester United are one of those clubs. But probably not in the next few years – later, when my English is a little bit better! I’m very comfortable at RB Leipzig, though
“Manchester United and Liverpool were the teams I watched quite a lot in England. They were the two that I’m a little bit a fan of, because they have so much history. When Alex Ferguson was the coach, United won everything and were outstanding.
“In Liverpool it’s also their stadium and the atmosphere. But when I have to decide, I’m more Manchester United than Liverpool.
“I’m now at a point where at some stage in the future I’d like to play in a team that wins titles.” He said.
Werner is expected to play a major role for Germany in this summers World Cup, and depending on his performances in Russia the scramble for the talented youngsters signature may well reach boiling point during the next transfer window.