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Hargreaves: Werner perfect for Liverpool but Man Utd must sign him

Owen Hargreaves has urged former club Manchester United to sign Timo Werner.

Liverpool are reportedly the favourite to sign the RB Leipzig striker.

But former United and Bayern Munich star Hargreaves thinks Ole Gunnar Solskjaer should make the Germany international his transfer priority.

"Well, he's not going to get past Bobby Firmino, who is one of my favourite players to watch," Hargreaves said while commentating for BT Sport .

"I think that's the thing. Wherever he goes, he has to play. With the way United play right now, I could see him there. They need a number nine.

"Chelsea could be a good fit, I just think he's perfect for Liverpool in a way, but he's not guaranteed to start. If he's happy rotating in the front three then yes, he'd be a great fit for Jurgen Klopp.

"He works hard, he's a good goal-scorer, he's a good team-mate, all those things they need but he's not going to play ahead of Roberto Firmino, I just don't see that. He's too good in that team."

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