This is according to former Liverpool star John Barnes, who claims that it is because of this that Klopp is eager to sign Timo Werner of RB Leipzig.
Klopp never signed up for fun in Liverpool and did everything possible to attract players who match his philosophy.
And while De Bruyne and Silva are two of the best players in the Premier League, they don’t match Klopp’s style, and therefore don’t appeal to the German, says Barnes.
“Werner fits the profile of one of the top three,” Barnes told BonusCodeBets.
“That’s what Jurgen Klopp is doing, looking at what he wants from different players in different positions and looking for that profile in different players.
“Timo Werner would probably not be suited to what Manchester City wants because he is a different type of player, he is very fast, dynamic and direct and that is what the top three from Liverpool have to do. “
“It’s the best thing Jurgen Klopp does. If he’s looking for a midfielder, he’s not looking for a Kevin De Bruyne or David Silva, he’s looking for another Jordan Henderson.
“He knows how he wants his team to play and he is looking for players who fit into this system, while other clubs are looking for the best players they see as the best players and say we are going to sign him because ‘it will score 50 goals, but if it doesn’t match what your team wants, there is no point in signing it.
“Other clubs have done it. They’ve been looking to see who the best players are and they say “I’m going to sign it” and you can see that sometimes it doesn’t work.
“I think with all the players Klopp signs for Liverpool, regardless of what others think of them, their success or their reputation, he makes sure they match what he wants. “
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