Liverpool will only sign players if they suffer injuries or sell any of their current players.

Liverpool will only sign players if they suffer injuries or sell any of their current players, according to Klopp.


Klopp insists Liverpool will only sign players if they have to. [Sky Sports Screen Shot]
Klopp insists Liverpool will only sign players if they have to. [Sky Sports Screen Shot]

Klopp sees no reason to strengthen his Reds further despite the departure of Sadio Mane to Bayern Munich.


Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says they will not be making any more signings this summer only if they have to.


The Bavarian is satisfied with the squad he has at his disposal ahead of the new Premier League season, following the arrival of Nunez from Benfica, Calvin Ramsay from Aberdeen, and Fabio Carvalho from Fulham.



It is no surprise that Klopp is content with his Reds that finished the 2021-22 season with only four defeats across 63 matches in all competitions, with one of those losses coming against Real Madrid in the Champions League final.


Klopp told Sky Sports: "Unless we have injuries or player sales no, we have our squad. Hopefully, there won't be any so Liverpool supporters can focus on other things."


When asked whether there’ll be players leaving, Klopp added: "I don't talk about these things you know that. Look at the results, not the process - don't forget!"


When speaking about the summer transfer business done by the Merseyside club since Sadio Mane left for Germany, Klopp asserted: "I cannot say the others have so far made a massive mistake in the transfer market.



"It was clear before that Tottenham were going in the right direction last season with their signings. Man City haven't just brought in players, they've given two to Arsenal and one to Chelsea.


"We're in a similar situation where you can't always go with the same team. You need fresh blood and fresh legs. City are in a similar situation to us and we did it in a similar way. In the end, they will all have fantastic football players like we will. It's the question of who makes the most of it.


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"Everybody has the same chance. We will try to give it out all. The main target in this league first and foremost always is to qualify for the Champions League which is really difficult enough already.


"When you reach that, and then there's still time to compete for the title, you do that. When you've qualified for it four, five years in a row people may not appreciate that anymore but it will be a massive fight for the Champions League places.


"Everyone wants to win the Premier League but I have no idea who will make the race. We're looking to play the best possible season for us and we're really looking forward to it."


Nunez needs time.

On Darwin Nunez, who hit four goals in Liverpool's 5-0 win at RB Leipzig last week, Klopp said: "We need time to get used to each other which is absolutely fine.


"It makes no sense to think he'd be at his absolute best after just thee days of training.


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"The group we have is the best I've had in terms of helping those from the outside coming in to settle. A striker of his skillset will need time as it's different to what we had before.


"We played in a different way to Benfica, so for me both sides have to adapt [the player and the existing players]. He didn't score in his first two games, in 50-odd minutes or whatever, and we immediately faced discussions.


"That's a crazy world out there! He then scores four goals in a game, and we're discussing him the other way around.


"He's a really nice guy, loves being here, our Spanish community players help him a lot and is learning English already, working hard to understand the basics - it's all going in the right direction."



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