In a recent interview, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp explained with the new signings, that the fans are expecting silverware soon.

After reaching the Champions League finals last season but losing 3-1 to Real Madrid after losing Mohammed Salah to an injury early on and two mistakes by Loris Karius, things could have turned out differently if Liverpool had their current signings.

Klopp was stubborn on his position with Karius after signing him for £4.5 million from Mainz since making many mistakes but his performance in the pre-season further questioned his performance which allowed Liverpool to spend big on a new keeper.

Brazilian first choice and AS Roma goalkeeper Alisson Becker for a record fee of £65 million after breaking the long-standing record of Gianluigi Buffon from Parma to Juventus in 2001.

In addition to a new goalkeeper, Liverpool brought in Xherdan Shaqiri from Stoke, Naby Keita from RB Leipzig, and Fabinho from AS Monaco. While Emre Can is the only starting XI player to have left for Juventu, Danny Ings and Simon Mignolet might follow soon.

Daniel Sturridge is back from loan, but injury woes have prevented him from reaching his spectacular form.

Out of all the signings, I think Naby Keita is the most important because, with Jordan Henderson, they could both hold the midfield while allowing the attacking trio, Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane to play without any fear.

Alisson could be argued as the single most important Liverpool signing in the past decade because Liverpool was never shy from scoring goals but tend to concede easily, therefore, a new keeper was needed.

Nonetheless, Liverpool has strengthened their attacking positions while in defence Virgil Van Dijk, who joined in January, illustrated his worth and Dejan Lovern who helped Croatia to reach the World Cup final showed how good he could become.

Liverpool finished 4th last season but reached the Champions League finals in spectacular form after scoring the highest count in the campaign so with the added recruitments, Liverpool’s chances of winning silverware is high.

0 replies

Leave a Reply

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Leave a Reply