Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool have their own reasons to stay out of this summer’s transfer.
It will not be easy for neutral football fans to understand this, but Liverpool has a good reason not to need to spend any money in this year’s transfer. They are the defending champions of the Premier League, the defending champions of Europe, and the rest of the world, but does Liverpool really need additional forces?
Admittedly, there is always a part of Liverpool fans, even a small part, think that Jugen Klopp must bring in new signings. But before the media, the German strategist knew how to protect his cautious bosses. They are cautious of course for a reason. Remember that before Van Dijk, Salah or Mane, Liverpool also played with Andy Caroll, Rickie Lambert, or Christian Benteke.
Of course, no coach does not want to increase the strength of his team, especially the clubs with great ambitions. So was Jurgen Klopp, and Liverpool’s scouting system had noticed a few notable names. After the departure of Adam Lallana, Dejan Lovren, and possibly Xherdan Shaqiri, the port city team squad will be slightly thinned. But there is no guarantee that Klopp will spend money in this transfer window to buy more players, even if they are in a powerful position.
Does Liverpool really need to buy more strikers to replace Adam Lallana and Dejan Lovre?
In Liverpool, the financial stability and transfer budget are based largely on revenue from ticket sales. The Covid-19 pandemic caused the Champions League to be postponed, the audience to go to the pitch, the advertising contracts were reduced, and so Liverpool lost several million pounds per game.
At this point, we still don’t know how the 2020-2021 Champions League will take place and where it will be held. Therefore, the participating teams, including Liverpool, do not know which sources they will profit from. All previous financial reviews are now turned into predictions.
With recent successes, they have the right to be patient in the transfer market. Every rookie coming to Anfield will have to meet the conditions to not ruin what Liverpool has built since the team rebuilding plan began five years ago.
Of course, old people in an old system will face many risks from rivals. But the above reasons are enough to make Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool not join in the summer football transfer, and they are completely reasonable to do so.