Werner points to Leipzig stay

12 March 2018 10:07:40 EST

RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner has dropped a major hint that he will stay with the Bundesliga club this sumemr, despite interest from a number of top clubs.

The 22-year-old Germany international is under contract with Die Bullen until the summer of 2022 and Werner says he is in no hurry to move on just yet.

I'm definitely still going to be playing here next year.

Timo Werner

The former Stuttgart frontman joined Leipzig in the summer of 2016 and scored 21 Bundesliga goals in his first season with his new club.

This term he has ten league goals to his name, with Leipzig currently in sixth place in the Bundesliga standings and facing a battle to secure to return to the Champions League.

Werner told Sky after a goalless draw against his former club on Sunday: "I've got a contract here until 2022 and I'm very happy in Leipzig. I'm definitely still going to be playing here next year."

The World Cup hopeful had earlier hinted admitted that he would relish the opportunity to play in England in the future, as he told FourFourTwo magazine: "Playing in the Premier League is a dream for me, but probably not in the next few years - later, when my English is a little bit better.

"I'm very comfortable at RB Leipzig. (But) I'm now at a point where at some stage in the future I'd like to play in a team that wins titles."

Leipzig are currently priced at 33/1 to finish in the top four in the Bundesliga this season, with Bayer Leverkusen available at 4/5 and Eintracht Frankfurt 1000/1.

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