Leipzig’s Werner set for starting berth against Schalke

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RB Leipzig forward Timo Werner is poised to return to the starting line-up in Tuesday’s Bundesliga clash at bottom side Schalke. The Germany international, who missed the World Cup after suffering ankle ligament damage in early November, made his comeback off the bench in the 1-1 home draw with leaders Bayern Munich on Friday. “We want to integrate Timo more and bring him nearer to playing 90 minutes,” Leipzig coach Marco Rose told reporters on Monday. “Timo is an important player for us.” The 26-year-old is key to fifth-placed Leipzig given Christopher Nkunku is out injured and has been widel…

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