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Liverpool legend Barnes: Klopp won't worry missing Werner deal

Liverpool legend John Barnes insists Timo Werner's move to Chelsea shouldn't concern Reds fans.

On Thursday evening it emerged that the Blues had beaten rivals Liverpool in the race to sign the RB Leipzig star after agreeing a five-year contract worth around £180,000 a week with him.

"We've seen over the last couple of years that we trust Jurgen Klopp," Barnes told bonuscodebets.co.uk.

"If Jurgen Klopp wanted him, he would have got him, he would have demanded that they paid the money if he felt it was worth it.

"If he doesn't feel its worth it, whether it is money or whatever reason, then we don't get him."

He added: "I'm not saying that he's not a good player, but Jurgen Klopp has taken a decision that he didn't want him that badly in terms of the money that they were going to spend and we trust him.

"We're not going to feel that we've lost out to Chelsea, we would not have lost out to Chelsea had Jurgen Klopp wanted him badly enough."

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