Leipzig 'offer to double' star striker Timo Werner's wages to ward off interest
RB Leipzig have offered star striker Timo Werner a new contract in a bid to ward off interest from Liverpool, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid.
The German is entering the last 18 months of his current deal with the Bundesliga side and Leipzig chief executive Oliver Mintzlaff wants him to commit to a new contract.
Werner is a key target for the majority of Europe's elite sides with Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona also said to be keen on adding the pacey forward to their attacks.
However, according to German newspaper Bild, Leipzig have now offered to double the 22-year-old's salary worth £5.2million-per-year in a bid to keep their main main.
His new deal would also feature a £60m release clause that 10 leading clubs would have to pay to enable them to sign him.
Jurgen Klopp remains intent on bringing Werner to Anfield with The Mirror reporting Liverpool scouts watched him score twice against Borussia Monchengladbach last month.
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