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Sergio Ramos tips Leipzig star Timo Werner as Ronaldo's successor at Real Madrid

Sergio Ramos tips Leipzig star Timo Werner as Ronaldo's successor at Real Madrid

- Los Blancos captain Sergio Ramos tips Germany international Timo Werner to replace Ronaldo

- The 33-year-old ended his nine year reign with the Bernabeu outfit after 2018 World Cup

- He won four Champions League titles with them before moving to Italy champions Juve

- Werner scored 21 goals each in his first two seasons with his Bundesliga side after joining them in 2016

Real Madrid will be lining up for the first time in nine years without Cristiano Ronaldo when the Spanish League season resumes this month.

The Portuguese superstar joined Serie A champions Juventus in a mega deal this summer and the Galacticos are yet to find his replacement.

Though, they already signed Brazil star 18-year-old Vinicius Junior in a £40 million deal this summer, while Gareth Bale is expected to fill the shoes of the five time ballon d'Or winner.

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Karim Benzema appears to be past his best now, the Frenchman scored just five times in La Liga last season.

But the club's skipper Sergio Ramos believes Germany international Timo Werner is the man who will help bring goals to the Bernabeu according to Daily Star citing Don Balon.

The forward hit double figure for RB Leipzig in the Bundesliga in the last two seasons - scoring 21 goals each.

Werner joined the Bulls in the summer of 2016 from VfB Stuttgart and his goals helped them secure second-placed finish behind winners Bayern Munich in his debut season.

He was also part of the German team that crashed out of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, featuring in all three games but he failed to score as Germany were eliminated at the group stage.

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However, Werner recently pledged his loyalty to Leipzig, stating: "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."

"You never know what will happen in football in the future - that is not just a phrase, that's a fact."

Bayern Munich and Real Madrid have also been touted as destinations for Werner, who has made 11 international appearances for Germany, scoring seven goals.

Legit.ng previously reported that Crsitiano Ronaldo agreed a £500,000-a-week deal with Juventus as his move away from Real Madrid develops.

The Los Blancos superstar is finally ready to leave the Bernabeu for £88m, after nine years at the club.

And the Italian champions are ready to pay the price to land the Portuguese talisman who scored one of the greatest Champions League goals against them last season.

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Source: Legit.ng

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