Manchester United was Timo Werner’s preferred destination when he was at RB Leipzig.
Chelsea activated Werner’s release clause of £47.5million during the summer of 2020.
But things could’ve worked out differently if Werner got his first wish.
According to Sport Bild, the Germany international sent a WhatsApp message to his consultant, Murat Lokurlu, stating that “Man United was his favorite”.
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Liverpool were also interested in signing the former Stuttgart man.
However, it was Chelsea won the race for Werner’s signature.
The 25-year-old struggled in his debut season at Stamford Bridge, scoring six goals in 35 Premier League appearances.