The coronavirus pandemic has already brought football on the pitch to a grinding halt with the Premier League currently on ice, and it appears that the virus is set to affect the upcoming summer transfer window, too.
#LFC’s move for Timo Werner is reportedly on hold because of the Coronavirus.
— Billy Liddell (@Liddellpool) March 18, 2020
Liverpool social media influencer Billy Liddell took to Twitter to cite an uncredited report that a deal to bring Timo Werner to Anfield could potentially be put on hold due to the coronavirus crisis. The RB Leipzig star is highly linked to making a move to the Merseyside giants this summer, as reported by publications like The Atheltic.
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Werner has often been seen by some Liverpool fans as the final piece in the puzzle for Jurgen Klopp’s side, and as you would expect, a few supporters on social media were fuming about this rumour which could see the Bundesliga attacker delay his seemingly inevitable move to the Premier League.
Here’s what a handful of supporters had to say on Twitter about the news…
First Adrian kicks us out of CL, then the virus cancel our title and now this. How many gods dislike our club? 🤔
— Robin Karlsson (@RobinK1983) March 18, 2020
Assume that goes for all potential transfers to all clubs!!!
— stubakerlfc (@stulfcx5) March 18, 2020
Why, surly deal could be agreed subject to medical.
— mathew (@mdeeks76) March 18, 2020
So what happins after his release clause goes they’ll b lookin upwards of 70-80 million for him
— Robert (@robertw221010) March 18, 2020
Doesn’t make sense 🤣
— Raz,LFC (@raz2fast) March 18, 2020
Think that’s a no brainer tbh, everything will be hold now. His release clause date won’t though
— martyn_lfcfan (@martyn1200) March 18, 2020
The summer transfer window is likely to have some adjustments made to it should European leagues extend into June and July.