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Timo Werner ‘more tempted by a move abroad’ than joining Bayern Munich

Barcelona have been linked with the striker

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RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner, who is reportedly on Barcelona’s radar ahead of the summer transfer window, says he’d rather move abroad than join Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich.

Mundo Deportivo have reported recently that Barcelona have met with Werner’s father to discuss a possible move to the Camp Nou.

The Catalan giants have Lautaro Martinez as their top target but could turn to Werner if they can’t get a deal over the line, according to the report.

Werner has now been talking about his future and made it clear he would be happy to leave the Bundesliga.

“Bayern are a great club, we don’t need to talk about it, and Hansi Flick has proven this season he is a really good head coach,” he said.

“But if a move were to become an issue at some point, I would be more tempted by a move abroad than a move to Bayern.

“It’s just that the challenge of another league would appeal to me a little more than a move within the Bundesliga.

“Of course, it also important that mutual respect is there as much as possible. That’s why I chose RB Leipzig at the time, and why I would choose the club for [the] next step as one where I would get that feeling.”

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Barcelona aren’t the only club being linked with Werner, who has netted 21 times in the league already in 2019-20, with Liverpool reportedly the favourites for his signature.

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