Werner told he must make a decision about his future by LeipzigTimo Werner has been told to make a decision over his future by RB Leipzig.The Germany striker was given a a contract offer from the club back in January as they hoped he would extend his deal.However, the 22-year-old frontman, who has been repeatedly linked to Liverpool this summer, is ready to run down his contract.Werner has just 11 months left on his current deal and if that comes to an end without him signing new terms he will leave on a free transfer next summer.However, Leipzig, who have previously threatened to dump the attacker in their reserves next term, want a definitive answer now.If he continues to refuse, then they will push to sell the player before the opening of the Bundesliga season on August 18.“We do not want to set an ultimatum, but eventually we need a decision,” declared CEO Oliver Mintzlaff on Friday, speaking in Austria via the Mirror..“It is desirable that we have a solution before the league starts. We can and want to meet this timing.“We are in constructive and good talks, which will lead to a result. We have submitted a contract offer to Timo and his consultant, we stand by that and we do not have to improve it.“It is legitimate for a young international to think about his future. But it is also legitimate that the club wants to extend this quality to players. Or that we just want to sell it.”Werner, previously linked with the Reds, has been interested in a move to Bayern Munich while Real Madrid have also been identified as potential suitors.However, Leipzig have received no offers for Werner with Luka Jovic moving to the Bernabeu and Bayern manager Niko Kovac prioritising signing a winger after the exits of veteran duo Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben.“We are in the situation where the contract of a player expires. That’s not a unique situation in the Bundesliga,” Mintzlaff added.“The topic of Werner has occupied the media more than we ourselves. But, of course, we will eventually need a decision.”



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