Fallen Premier League heavyweights Manchester United are readying a big bid for German international attacker Timo Werner who plays for top flight club RB Leipzig.
According to the publication from the stables of the Eurosport, Manchester United want to make a bid for Timo Werner before the red-hot striker is snapped up by other interested clubs.
The Red Devils might need to spend as much as £27m to sign the petite German when the January transfer window reopens in two months’ time.
Timo Werner has been in very good form for German Bundesliga side RB Leipzig this season after netting 13 goals in 15 appearances in all competitions.
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In addition, the German has scored nine goals in 10 German Bundesliga games thus making him the leading goalscorer in the division save Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski.
Polish national team skipper Lewandowski has scored 14 goals in just 10 league games for Bayern Munich since the start of this season.
Manchester United will have to fight clubs like arch-rivals Liverpool and Bayern Munich for the right to sign £27m-rated Timo Werner.
The Red Devils have been blunt in attack for the best part of this season especially in the Premier League and Timo Werner can add the necessary firepower lacking to the team.