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Chelsea star Timo Werner made two requests in Liverpool talks before transfer collapsed

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Timo Werner could easily have been lining up on the other side tonight when Chelsea visit Anfield in the Premier League.

A year ago, Liverpool had identified Werner as their top target heading into the summer transfer window.

Werner is said to have sat down to speak with Klopp via Zoom and the Liverpool boss reassured Werner that Liverpool would be making their move.

Klopp had planned to hand Werner a starting berth once Mane and Salah had headed off to represent their countries at AFCON. Yet further down the line at the end of May, Liverpool were forced to pull out of the running.

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A few weeks later, Chelsea struck a deal with Leipzig to bring Werner to Stamford Bridge.

The 24-year-old later dismissed the idea that Liverpool had cooled their interest and claimed he chose Chelsea as it was the best option for his career.

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