i don’t know how they did it – .

i don’t know how they did it – .

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said he was intrigued by Manchester United’s transfer activities this summer, but not surprised by the purchasing power of Manchester City, Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain.
United have signed Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund for £ 73million and have agreed a fee of around £ 34million with Real Madrid to sign Raphael Varane.

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Asked about the expenses of the club’s rivals at a press conference ahead of Liverpool’s Premier League opener against Norwich City on Saturday, Klopp replied: “We all know the situation at Chelsea and City and PSG.

“What United do, I don’t know how they did it. We have our own way of doing it. We are allowed to spend the money we earn, which we always have. This year we spent before we made any money with [Ibrahima] Konate because after last season, just to be clear, we can’t take any chances in this position.

“I’m never surprised at the financial strength of Chelsea, City or United, I’ve been here long enough to know that they always find a solution to these problems. “

City have broken the UK transfer record to sign Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish for £ 100million and may spend more in their pursuit of Tottenham Hotspur forward Harry Kane.

Chelsea broke their club record to sign Romelu Lukaku while PSG sealed a sensational move for Lionel Messi on a free transfer.

Klopp also praised Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk after signing a new four-year contract at the club.

” That’s excellent news. We are really happy that he is happy here, ”he added. “Imagine if we were to buy this boy now. Fortunately, we only have to give him a new contract. “

Konate was the club’s only summer signing and when asked if they should bring in another midfielder after Georginio Wijnaldum left, Klopp replied: ‘You tell me which player we need, I am really interested.

“What type of player would you like to sign? Should he score more goals than Gini? Should he defend better than Fabinho? Be more creative than Naby [Keita], Curtis [Jones], Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain et [Harvey] Elliott ? »


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