Jurgen Klopp follows Jose Mourinho’s lead after World Cup

Annette Crawford
July 20, 2018

Notwithstanding, they will not lack quality with summer signings Naby Keita and Fabinho expected to feature in the encounter as well as several established players.

"We have a very good team and we will be able to fight for the title".

Jurgen Klopp confirmed the news after the midfielder suffered damage to his posterior cruciate ligament, anterior cruciate ligament, and medial ligaments in a challenge on Aleksandar Kolarov in a Champions League semi-final against Roma.

Virgil van Dijk was wanted by Manchester City, Keïta by Barcelona and Bayern Munich, Fabinho was being courted by Manchester United but Klopp convinced them to join him on Merseyside. "They play the World Cup, then the Nations League, next summer is the final of the Nations League which is really insane", Klopp told reporters.

"That was a fantastic experience because it was my first worldwide experience as a football player and taught me a lot as a football player".

"Unfortunately I have not had a chance to congratulate him for what he did during this World Cup".

That said, although Klopp is splashing the cash, would he spend over £200million on one player as he would need to in order to sign Mbappe? We have an excellent manager.

"You can push him into position but because it's natural for him moments later he's again deep".

"What France did was fantastic". That shows he needs time to adapt to different styles. It was my first year as a professional footballer.

'Firmino has already spoken to me when we played at the national team, ' says Fabinho.

"Kylian sent me a text message congratulating me on going to Liverpool", revealed Fabinho.

"He is a phenomenon and needs to be congratulated, and as soon as I have the chance I will".

Other reports by Iphone Fresh

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