The latest player linked with a move to Manchester United in the January transfer window is RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner.
According to Sky Sports, United have enquired about Werner's availability this winter after the forward became unsettled with his position at the German club. The 27-year-old is no stranger to the Premier League after spending two years with Chelsea.
His performances were often criticised by pundits though and he ended his stint at Stamford Bridge with just 23 goals to his name. While United are in need of a striker, question marks will be raised as to whether Werner is the right man for the job.
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Amid the current speculation, MEN Sport has taken a look back at what the United-affiliated pundits said about Werner during his spell in England.
United's former captain has perhaps been the most positive about Werner. When he initially arrived in the Premier League, Neville criticised Jurgen Klopp for not pulling the trigger on a move to Liverpool.
He added on Sky Sports back in September 2020: "It all seems a bit too good to be true. You talk about £45m, not a lot of money.
"You think of the goals he’s scored in four years in a top league, he’s 24 years of age. You think about de-risking your signings, that looks like the least risky you can get.
"He’s tall, he’s quick, scores goals, he has a good mentality. 12 international goals in 31 appearances, not all of those are obviously starts.
"I will be absolutely amazed if he doesn’t get 20 goals for Chelsea this season if he stays fit." Unfortunately for Neville, Werner stayed fit but only managed 12 goals in his debut campaign.
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