Will they or won’t they? Like any romantic drama worth its salt, the answer to the question of whether Liverpool and transfer amour, Timo Werner will end up together changes with each twist in the plot.

In the previous episode, Reds supporters learned that a move for the RB Leipzig star depends on whether Harry Wilson and Marko Grujic-sized sales can be finalized. However, ex-Red, Jamie Carragher has spoken out to try lower expectations of any big money incomings in these uncertain times, giving his thoughts on the topic while at a recent fundraiser for the NHS.

“I think there was a good chance of it happening before the pandemic happened,” the now-Sky Sports pundit said regarding the seemingly guaranteed move for Werner. “But financially now, you don’t know what state clubs are in.”

The dire recent financial results posted by revenue giants, Manchester United prove that the balance sheet disruption brought on by the coronavirus pandemic has caused even the most extravagant spenders in world football to scale back on any big plans.