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Liverpool Chairman Tom Werner has claimed that Liverpool will be even stronger next season as the club will spend more money in bringing in players.

Werner spoke about us bringing in Naby Keita from RB Leipzig and added that there will be signings made for next season. This is important now as we lost the Champions League final to Real Madrid last night.

The American was quoted by the Liverpool Echo as saying:

“I am excited to see Naby Keita join the club this summer and I can only promise our supporters that we will continue to improve the squad.

“Whatever happens on Saturday night, we will ensure we have a strong squad to compete for trophies next season which will have even more depth.

“We will make decisions that will improve the team and we will sign players who make us even more successful.”

Keita was one of our prime targets last season but we could not bring him to the club at that time. We did, however, seal a deal for the Guinea international and signed him up for the upcoming season.

Another player we splashed the cash on was Virgil van Dijk and even after we made a hash of the initial bid, which led us to apologise to Southampton, the Dutchman signed for us in January.

Werner also touched upon some of our smarter signings in the likes of Andrew Robertson and Mohamed Salah. The pair has turned out to be bargains and the American wanted to credit the entire management for the signings.

“I want to pay great credit obviously to Jurgen because he’s our leader but also to sporting director Michael Edwards, Dave Fallows and Barry Hunter.

“As a team they are extremely collaborative in the recruitment of our players.

“With Virgil, it was very clear that he wanted to come to play for Liverpool.”

One thing is a certainty, we have been able to bring in quality players because of Jurgen Klopp and that was another factor that Werner touched upon as we look ahead to another fantastic season under the German manager.

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Liverpool youngster picks up ankle ligament damage during loan spell

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Marko Grujic

Marko Grujic

Liverpool youngster Marko Grujic has picked up ankle ligament damage during Hertha Berlin’s 4-2 win over Borussia Monchengladbach, as per Sky Sports.

The Serbian midfielder joined the Bundesliga side on a loan deal and has played four games for them. Hertha are currently second in the competition behind Bayern Munich with 10 points from four games.

Hertha’s general manager Michael Preetz was quoted by Sky Sports saying.

“Marko has managed to make a significant difference to our game in the short time he has been with us, which is why the loss for him personally and for us is very, very bitter.

“Now we will look after him and help him, so that he can play that role as soon as possible.”

The report adds that the midfielder had signed a new deal with the Reds before joining the Bundesliga side on loan and was part of the Serbian World Cup squad in Russia.

Grujic had a huge role to play in Cardiff’s promotion to the Premier League last season and did well in his three starts for Hertha this term.

Read more: “Legend”, “Never leave” – Some Liverpool fans want star to extend stay after brilliant start

It will come as a bit of a blow for the youngster to miss out on game time but hopefully, he will not be out for long and return to full fitness quickly.

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(Video) Mohamed Salah hands Liverpool jersey to tearful young fan after win over Saints

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Mohamed Salah got on the scoresheet against Southampton over the weekend but also there was another moment that is being spoken about on social media.

The Egyptian broke his mini-drought as he scored from Xherdan Shaqiri’s free-kick and he also had a few chances to make it two in the game.

The former AS Roma forward hasn’t been at his free-scoring best from last season but is slowly regaining his mojo in front of the goal.

Wayne Dunlop posted a video of his son on Twitter. The child was holding up a sign after the match at Anfield and Salah gave the youngster his shirt from the game.

It is an emotional video of the Twitter user’s son, Lewis, tearing up as the Egyptian hands him the shirt he wore during the game.

Salah even responded to the video uploaded and Wayne was very happy that his son received such a fantastic piece of memorabilia from Anfield.

The Egyptian is one of the best footballers in the world but it is moments like these that ensure the fans love players more.

Salah could have ignored the young fan and walked down the tunnel but he took time out to make the fan happy.

The Reds lead the Premier League standings at the moment, having won all six of their clashes in the Premier League so far.

Read more: Liverpool create history: Five talking points from emphatic 3-0 win over Southampton

The 25-year-old is yet to hit top gear but it only seems like a matter of time before the goals start raining for the Liverpool forward.

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Jurgen Klopp dispels injury concern after surprise substitution against Southampton

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Xherdan Shaqiri

Xherdan Shaqiri started for Liverpool in the clash against Southampton and was instrumental in our a 3-0 lead at half-time.

His shot was turned into the net by Wesley Hoedt for our first goal and his free-kick was slotted into an open net by Mohamed Salah for our third.

It was a little surprising that Jurgen Klopp decided to take the Swiss star off at half-time and replace him with James Milner.

Shaqiri was our most impressive attacker on Saturday as he played an advanced role behind our front three.

However, Milner came onto the pitch and we played with three central midfielders, something Klopp has used to great effect throughout his time at Liverpool.

The German spoke to the club’s official website as he explained he wanted more control in the game and that’s why he took Shaqiri off.

“I said to Shaq at half-time that I had never brought a player off after such an influential time without an injury. He is not injured. But I wanted to control the game and go back to our normal formation. And that helped, we really controlled it.”

The manager further added that it was not easy to make the change, given how influential Shaqiri was in the first half.

Klopp did explain the change to Shaq but playing the Swiss star had an impact on our defence and that was a problem for the manager.

“The only problem was defensively. Offensively, it was a good idea but, how I said, we have to work on that more often. But he was good and I liked it.”

Read more: Shaqiri shines: Player ratings as Liverpool defeat Southampton 3-0

The 26-year-old had a fantastic game and it will be great to see him play more games if he can have the same sort of impact in the coming months.

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