New Timo Werner claims emerge as Liverpool meet their recruitment match

New Timo Werner claims emerge as Liverpool meet their recruitment match

Liverpool Echo Sports·2021-09-25 14:00

Here is your Liverpool morning digest on Saturday, September 25.Reds 'meet their match'Jurgen Klopp's side make the trip to London to face Brentford this weekend and off the pitch, much about the two sides is similar.The Bees are owned by Matthew Benham - who also owns Danish club FC Midtjylland - and since his takeover in 2012, the club have integrated analytics in their decision-making process.Brentford have challenged accepted practices as they have climbed the English football pyramid from League One when Benham took over.Much of Liverpool and Brentford's growth in recent times can be associated with advanced usage of data combined with age-old scouting methods.Read the full story here.Training boostAhead of the match against Brentford this weekend, the ECHO analysed the Reds training session on Thursday.There were at least four very positive signs heading into the weekend matchup including one player marking himself out as a potential new forward for the club with an absolute thronker and it's not a name you'd expect.There was also one unexpected face present during the session.Read the full story here.Werner's Liverpool 'offer'Chelsea striker Timo Werner had an early offer to join Liverpool but turned down the approach, evidence submitted as part of a lawsuit in Germany alleges.The German international was heavily linked with the Reds in 2020, although details emerging from a legal case between two agents now claim the club first approached him in 2019, according to Der Spiegel.Documents submitted as evidence in the case also detail the apparent financial offer put on the table by the Reds in a bid to lure the German international to Anfield and why he turned it down.Read the full story here.Read MoreRelated ArticlesRead MoreRelated Articles


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