Liverpool Transfer News: "We can't spend 300 million pounds a year like Man City and PSG" – Klopp predicts the low-key window


Fans of the Reds are unlikely to see a replica of big names like Alisson and Virgil van Dijk this summer as the club stops spending

Jurgen Klopp warned Liverpool supporters not to expect any big success in the current transfer window, countering his team's investments with the Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain spending duo.

The Reds have spent heavily in recent windows to build a team capable of fighting both at home and in Europe.

And their approach paid dividends when arriving in grand style as Alisson, Virgil van Dijk and Fabinho proved to be fundamental in a season that saw Liverpool lift the Champions League title and finish one point behind City in Premier League.

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However, this summer they have cut a more cautious position in the market.

To date Zwolle Sepp's teenager Van den Berg is the only newcomer, while young Fulham Harvey Elliott is also expected to sign imminent.

But Klopp is happy to enter in 2019-20 with a relatively unchanged team and pointed out that his club does not boast the kind of wealth found elsewhere in the world of football.

"We're pretty relaxed, we'll see what's going on," he told the Liverpool official website when asked about the club's transfer plans.

"As I said, it will not be the biggest transfer window of LFC; we have invested a lot in the team over the last two years, I would say. We cannot spend every year in the same way.

"People talk about it like this, now another 300 million pounds or 200 million pounds. There are perhaps only two clubs in the world – it seems like right now Barcelona and [Real] Madrid can do it same – City and PSG who can do it every year.

"But we're fine. I'm happy with the team, we're really happy. We have to see if we find a position perhaps, if we find something for this, but there's no real pressure because it's not about signing a player. We have solutions. for all situations.

Klopp admitted that some fans would be dissatisfied with the lack of movement, but asked them to keep their faith – highlighting people like Naby Keita and Xherdan Shaqiri, who were absent due to injury, as proof that the team will improve with the summer .

"Do we have exactly the solution that everyone from outside would be 100% happy? I don't think so because people want to have world class here, world class here and the boy on the bench must be world class as well. It's not that easy. we are obviously working on it, "he added.

"On the outgoing side, we are relaxed. The young boys are here and they enjoyed working with us a lot. Not to forget Naby and Shaq are still injured and I'm not here with us. The players will come back.

"I don't see the season coming now, it will be very exciting again."