Liverpool legend Phil Thompson thinks German forward Timo Werner would be a "fantastic" signing for the club this summer.
The Leipzig attacker has long been linked with the Premier League leaders and has a 55-million Euro release clause in his contract.
Thompson feels the 24-year-old would provide competition to Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane and Mo Salah.
"I think he'll give a realistic challenge to the front three. Mo Salah, Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino - they look as though they're set," the European Cup winner told Sky Sports News.
"We do have Divock Origi but I think everybody realises that he's more of an impact player, for sort of the last 15, 20 minutes - but that's not really good enough.
"We do need somebody a little bit better. Some people will say 'Will Werner get in and will he want to come to Liverpool?'. I think he would and I think he does.
"You look at Manchester City, they've got two top class players in every position. That is what Liverpool need and I think Werner would help to give us that.
"With the lure of Jurgen Klopp, I think that would tick the box for him, and I think he would be a fantastic signing. Something that we do actually need."