Mainz have pleaded with former boss Jurgen Klopp for Liverpool to sign Germany international Timo Werner.

Werner was in outstanding form on Sunday when netting a hat-trick for RB Leipzig in their 5-0 Bundesliga romp at Mainz.

The 24-year-old had earlier in the season become the first player to score three times and provide three assists in the same Bundesliga match during the 8-0 thumping of the same opposition.

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