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Liverpool boss Klopp breaks silence on Werner Chelsea deal

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has spoken of RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner after it emerged he was joining Chelsea.

Klopp's words came with a call for patience from Reds fans, amid the uncertainties coronavirus has brought to football.

Speaking to Sky Deutschland on Saturday, Klopp had nothing but good things to say about the duo, as he was asked about the pair and potential transfers at Liverpool.

"There are a lot of good players on this planet," commented Klopp.

"Timo Werner is a great player, Kai Havertz is a great player."

But he admitted that football's current situation has dictated that new signings aren't at the front of the Anfield agenda right now.

"Right time, opportunity - everything has to come together. Six, seven weeks ago, we didn't know if we could play again this year.

"If we hadn't played the second half of the season, we would have thought, 'OK, when can you really play football again?' And now it starts right away.

"We act as if everything is already settled. It's not settled.

“We use this little loophole we've been left to play football again. Everything else we have to see the moment it happens.

“We can't pretend now that everything's going to be fine in the future."

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