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Werner is a major target for Liverpool (Picture: Getty)

Timo Werner wants to join Liverpool this summer despite interest from Bayern Munich, according to reports in Germany.

The Germany international will be hot property in the next transfer window and has attracted interest from Chelsea and Manchester United, as well as Liverpool.

Bild claim Bayern were hopeful of prizing Werner away from RB Leipzig, but the striker does not want to join another German club.

Werner is eager to link up with German coach Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool, who is a big fan of the goalscorer.

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Liverpool have long been linked with Werner and their interest in the 24-year-old has only intensified this season with the forward bagging 31 goals for club and country.

Barcelona are reportedly eager to secure Werner’s signature and have held talks with the player’s father.

But with Werner setting his sights on Liverpool, it appears the Reds are the clear frontrunners to sign the goalscorer.

Werner does not want to join another German club (Picture: Getty)

Werner has a release clause of £52million and talked up a switch to Liverpool before the coronavirus pandemic forced football to go into shutdown.

‘There’s one of the best managers in the world with Jurgen Klopp, and he is also German,’ he said.

‘Many things suggest that I would maybe fit in [at Liverpool] very well with my playing style. But I don’t think about that at the moment because we have so much to do with Leipzig.

‘I won’t rule out anything. We have the European Championship in the summer, I want to focus on that tournament.

‘About everything else I will think after the season.’

Liverpool have enjoyed several quiet transfer windows in a row but have made habit of backing Klopp in the market when his top targets become available.

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