Liverpool target Timo Werner has sent fans on social media into frenzy after scoring three goals in Leipzig’s 5-0 win against Mainz 05 in a Bundesliga game on Sunday.
Timo Werner who scored Leipzig’s first, fourth and fifth goal to complete his hat-trick for his third of the season the joint most by any player in Europe’s top five league.
Timo Werner joins Lionel Messi on the list of players in Europe’s top five league who has scored three goals on three different occasions.
Fans and outlets were full of praise for the German who has indicated interest in only leaving Leipzig for Liverpool to link up with Jurgen Kloop.
Timo Werner's hat trick is his third of the season, the most in Europe's top five leagues this season alongside Lionel Messi 💥 pic.twitter.com/iVq90tHtSz
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) May 24, 2020
The goal is Timo Werner’s 22nd of the season in 27 games, this is the best goal return having scored 21 in 31 games, 13 in 32 games and 16 in 30 games in the 2016/17, 2017-18 and 2018/19 respectively.
Here are some of his goals this season: