Jurgen Klopp hails Timo Werner and Kai Havertz as ‘great players’ – but admits Liverpool are unlikely to make major signings

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hailed Timo Werner and Kai Havertz as “great players” but admitted it’s unlikely the club will make any significant signings this summer.

Klopp spoke to RB Leipzig striker Werner over a potential move to Anfield in the summer. However, the club’s reluctance to commit to any significant outlays during the coronavirus pandemic allowed Chelsea to take the lead in negotiations, with Frank Lampard’s side expected to finalize the £54m deal in the coming days.

Bayer Leverkusen talisman Havertz has also attracted interest from the world’s elite, with Klopp a keen admirer of the 20-year-old, but Bayern Munich is understood to be leading the race in a deal which could reach £80m.

“There are a lot of good players on this planet,’” Klopp told Sky Germany. “Timo Werner is a great player, Kai Havertz is a great player.

“There are all sorts of rumors in England about who Manchester United


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