Liverpool will have every penny of £142m to spend on Philippe Coutinho replacement, says Jurgen Klopp
Elküldve: 2018. január 13. 3:04
Jürgen Klopp is sure he will have the funds to find Philippe Coutinho's replacement Getty
Jürgen Klopp is confident he will be allowed to spend every penny of the £142m raised by Philippe Coutinho’s move to Barcelona as the Liverpool manager begins to search for the influential playmaker’s replacement.
Having previously stood firm and rejected all offers, ดูบอลฟรี Liverpool finally relented to Barcelona last week and sanctioned Coutinho’s long-awaited move to the Camp Nou.
World football’s second-most expensive transfer of all time leaves Klopp with a sizeable windfall but also just 19 days to replace one of his key players before the close of the current transfer window.
Thomas Lemar, the Monaco winger, is understood to be Liverpool’s priority target but the Ligue 1 club are reluctant to sell mid-season and will demand at least £90m for the highly-rated 22-year-old.
Speaking ahead of Manchester City’s visit to Anfield on Sunday, Klopp insisted that the £142m recouped from the sale of Coutinho would be reinvested into the squad and denied that it may be used to pay for the recent record signings of Virgil van Dijk and Naby Keita.
“You know I’m not a manager who counts all the money and goes toดูบอลฟรี the owners and say we need this. The owners are completely on my side,” he said.