Klopp confirms Liverpool intent on bringing in major-name summer time signing

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Date published: Wednesday 24th July 2019 eight:32

Jurgen Klopp admits Liverpool stay in the market place to make one particular extra final signing this summer time – but insists he will not sweat if he’s unable to bring a new player in.

The Reds boss has regularly told supporters not to anticipate a great deal in the summer time window, with Liverpool rather investing heavily in 2018 with the likes of Virgil van Dijk, Alisson Becker and Fabinho all arriving in major revenue offers.

And although there is ongoing speak of a swoop to sign a new left-back to replace the departed Alberto Moreno  – each Philipp Max and Junior Firpo have been linked – and a new striker to fill the void left by Daniel Sturridge, Liverpool have, so far, only brought in young defender Sepp van den Berg.

Nonetheless, fans should really not be as well alarmed that that is Liverpool accomplished this summer time, with Klopp – speaking exclusively to the Liverpool Echo – admitting they could but nevertheless make one particular major summer time splash.

“We are nevertheless seeking, but it will not be the (largest) transfer window of LFC,” says Klopp. “It just will be a transfer window.

“We will see what we do, and if we haven’t accomplished something by the finish it will be for distinctive factors.

“It’s about working with this group. In the transfer window, you have to develop a group that you consider you want to go into the season with. But I have that group currently.

“If we can bring somebody else in that tends to make it even improved, we will see. But if not, this group is currently there. And once more we will have to uncover options at distinctive moments.”

Klopp elaborates on that point. “We began final season with 5 centre-backs, Nat Phillips incorporated,” he adds. “Then there was one particular matchday against Brighton when there was Virgil van Dijk left. Fabinho subsequent to him.

“Had one particular of them gone out, then I wouldn’t have identified who could do it. Who could play centre-back?

“You can’t be ready for almost everything. You want a bit of luck, and we had a tiny bit of it in the final aspect of final season. We came via, won anything, and now let’s attempt once more.”

Our Liverpool readers, meanwhile, think Klopp deliberately has the handbrake on when it comes to transfers this summer time.

 

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