The statements of Liverpool coach Juergen Klopp about Chelsea spending during the current summer transfer period caused a great deal of confusion,
as the German coach confirmed that his team does not need to conclude many deals such as the Blues.
During the summer transfer period, Chelsea signed deals worth 230 million pounds (compared to 4 deals):
Hakim Ziyech (Ajax),
Timo Werner (Leipzig),
Kai Havertz (Bayer Leverkusen),
Ben Chilwell (Leicester City),
in addition to the duo. Thiago Silva (Paris Saint-Germain) and Malang Sar (Nice player who was on loan for one season) for free.
While Liverpool has only concluded one deal so far, it has signed Greek left-back Costas Tsimikas (Olympiacos) for 11.75 million pounds.
Klopp pointed out that what is more important than concluding deals is how these players harmonize, and this is the reason behind the superiority of Liverpool.
Before the press conference for the Liverpool and Leeds United match in the opening season of the Premier League season that began on September 12,
Klopp said: “We cannot say we want to act like Chelsea, you cannot bring in the best 11 players in the world and hope that they present the best football possible. It is about getting along and working with each other in the training sessions, and this is an advantage for us. “
He added, “We have worked as a team with each other for a long time. I know that people do not like to hear what I am going to say,
but we did a good job last season without deals,
and this happened for our reasons or for reasons related to the club.”
On the other hand, Chelsea coach Frank Lampard responded to the
And before the match that will bring together the two teams next Sunday in the second round of the League Championship,
and looking at the opening of the two teams in the Premier League, we find that Klopp was wrong in his statements. His debut match against Brighton was valued at £ 43m (less than Liverpool).
comments of his rivals, and said he found Klopp’s comments amusing.
“It is a wonderful story for a club for 4 and a half years or five,
in which Jurgen Klopp was with the club,
during which he succeeded in recruiting players at the highest level,”
Lampard said at the press conference before the Blues match against Brighton.
He added, “When you look at the Club team, you find Van Dyck, Alison,
Fabinho, Naby Keita, Mane and Salah, and all of them came at great prices.”
And before the match that will bring together the two teams next Sunday in
the second round of the League Championship,
and looking at the opening of the two teams in the Premier League,
we find that Klopp was wrong in his statements.
His debut match against Brighton was valued at £ 43m (less than Liverpool).