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There aren’t many complaints with Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool apart from them not having picked up a trophy. The Reds play a fantastic brand of football, the players seem to be getting along really well and the manager has been brilliant for us from day one.

Liverpool have never looked this good, at least in the Premier League era, and we seem to be getting better with each season under the German.

Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Virgil van Dijk and Andy Robertson have been stars since Klopp took over but a surprising aspect is the lack of quality Bundesliga signings under the manager.

Liverpool haven’t made wholesale changes to the side in one go and Klopp has slowly worked to get some quality players in.

This isn’t a criticism of the German manager but it is a little weird as to why we have not been able to tap into the Bundesliga talent available.

The only players we have brought from the league are Ragnar Klavan, Loris Karius, Joel Matip and Naby Keita.

Out of the quartet, Karius and Klavan have joined other sides while Matip is injury-prone and is finding it tough to get into the first-team. And Keita has only just arrived after a big-money move from RB Leipzig.

Although Matip came on a free, Karius and Klavan were economical signings but the trio couldn’t and haven’t made a positive mark at Anfield yet.

Klopp had one of the most exciting teams in the Bundesliga with Borussia Dortmund and he has built something similar with Liverpool too, albeit with greater spending.

When Gerard Houllier was managing the Reds, we had a sizeable French/French-speaking contingent. We had a similar situation with Rafa Benitez, who had a number of Spanish-speaking players.

Klopp, on the other hand, has brought in players from the Serie A, Ligue 1, Premier League and the Bundesliga but most of his bargain signings have been from Germany.

It is difficult to get all the signings firing on all cylinders and there will be hits and misses during a manager’s tenure at a club.

However, Klopp’s Bundesliga buys haven’t been great and it is a shame as to why we haven’t cracked that market yet.

Klopp purchased some great talents like Robert Lewandowski, Julian Weigl, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Marco Reus, Sven Bender and Ilkay Gundogan at Dortmund and a number of them were bought from other Bundesliga clubs.

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We haven’t seen that from Klopp at Liverpool yet but it must be noted that the German spent seven-plus years at Dortmund. Hopefully, he will have time to find such transfer gems from the Bundesliga and make us a force to reckon with for years on end.

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Liverpool slap £15million price tag on out of favour veteran star – PL trio interested



Liverpool FC transfer news: Reds want £15million for Simon Mignolet

The Daily Mail reports that Liverpool have slapped a £15million tag on Belgian goalkeeper Simon Mignolet.

The 31-year-old has recorded just a couple of starts for the Reds this season. Mignolet played in the two domestic cup games for Liverpool but both ended in defeat.

The former Sunderland goalkeeper has been an excellent professional this season but has seen his time limited on the pitch because of Alisson. The Brazilian has been an incredible signing for the Reds and even won the Golden Glove in his first season.

Many clubs looking for goalkeepers in the summer

The Daily Mail adds that Watford, Bournemouth and the newly-promoted Norwich all in the market for a goalkeeper.

The 31-year-old is still a part of Roberto Martinez’s Belgium squad and he needs to play regularly to keep his place in the team.

Simon Mignolet

Simon Mignolet

Mignolet has had his ups and downs at Anfield but no one can question his commitment to the side. The Belgian has always been supportive of the team, even if he isn’t playing regularly.

It will be interesting to see if we can get £15million for the Belgian. Liverpool have pulled off some incredible deals for players such as Jordon Ibe and Dominic Solanke in recent times, and the Reds will be tough negotiators in the upcoming transfer market as well.

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Liverpool also need to take a decision on who the No.2 would be for Alisson next season as we need a reliable back-up should the Brazilian pick up an injury or something.

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Boost for Liverpool as reputed Spanish expert confirms Reds are in contact with Ajax star



Latest Liverpool news: Guillem Balague claims Liverpool are talking with Matthijs de Ligt

Spanish football expert Guillem Balague spoke on BBC Radio 5 Live’s Football Daily Podcast and claimed that Liverpool are in talks with Matthijs de Ligt (h/t Liverpool Echo).

The Spaniard claimed that the Reds have “been talking to him” about a possible move (h/t Liverpool Echo).

Matthijs de Ligt

Matthijs de Ligt

De Ligt is one of the best players in the Dutch league and led Ajax to another Eredivisie title. The 19-year-old helped Ajax to the semi-finals of the Champions League but the team were knocked out by Tottenham.

Manchester City also in the running for De Ligt

The Liverpool Echo adds that De Ligt isn’t in a hurry to finalise his future.

There are several clubs interested in the centre-back, with Manchester City also interested in him after Vincent Kompany decided to leave the Cityzens (h/t Liverpool Echo).

Manchester United and Barcelona have also been linked with the Dutch defender (h/t Liverpool Echo), and the centre-back has done an excellent job alongside Virgil van Dijk in the national team.

Matthijs de Ligt

The Reds had the best defence in the Premier League this season and conceded just 22 goals in 38 games. De Ligt would make a wonderful signing for the present and the future, however, the Reds already have a quality young defender in Joe Gomez.

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The Englishman’s playing time was cut short due to a fracture, while Joel Matip has done a brilliant job alongside Van Dijk in the heart of our defence.

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“Best things come in threes” – Klopp confident of overturning personal record in the CL final



Latest Liverpool news: Jurgen Klopp confident ahead of Champions League clash despite finals record

Jurgen Klopp isn’t fazed by a third Champions League final despite not winning the first two.

The German took Borussia Dortmund to the final in 2013 but lost to Bayern Munich, and we lost last season to Real Madrid.

Klopp took Liverpool to the League Cup final and the Europa League final but we lost both of them. Howeer, the German isn’t worried about that record and spoke about his history of winning things on the third try (h/t

“In Germany we have a saying: ‘All the best things come in threes’.

“At Mainz, I missed promotion twice and we got promoted in the third season. We hope that it will repeat itself for the Champions League. I think it’s quite cool, to be honest.”

The German added that this was his fourth European final and lauded the quality of the teams he had under him.

Klopp claimed that the away win over Bayern Munich was the best away game his team have played at the European level.

Klopp expects a tough game in Madrid

Tottenham will not be an easy side and Klopp did not expect anything other than a tough clash at the Wanda Metropolitano. The German wanted the Reds to call upon their experience from the season and backed the side to play good football:

“That’s what we have to do. We have to play the football we stand for. We have to play LFC football. That’s the plan, and then it will still be difficult, but it was difficult in all the other games as well.”

The Reds won both their clashes against Spurs in the Premier League this season but a Champions League final could see the best of the London side.

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Liverpool have to be wary of the threat possessed by Spurs but we have the quality to win the sixth Champions League crown.

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