Let’s take a look at Klopp’s first 10 signings at Anfield to see how they performed…
Grujic became Klopp’s first signing as Liverpool manager in January 2016. He joined the Red Devils in a £5.1m deal from Red Star Belgrade.
But the midfielder has played less than 400 minutes for the club in all competitions, spending most of his time at the club on loan at Cardiff, Hertha Berlin and Porto – where he was permanently sold in the summer. year 2021 .
Caulker joined the Red Devils on loan from Queens Park Rangers in January 2016. Klopp decided to use the centre-back as a striker in the midst of a crisis.
Unsurprisingly, Caulker failed to score in four appearances for the club and currently plays for Wigan Athletic.
Grabara grew up in the youth team of Polish side Ruch Chorzow before joining Liverpool in 2016. The goalkeeper waited a long time to play for The Kop when he was assigned to Danish side AGF and Huddersfield Town. borrow. In 2021, he went to FC Copenhagen.
Loris KariusIt’s easy to forget that Karius was highly rated when he joined Liverpool from Mainz 05 in 2016. But the goalkeeper made a series of serious mistakes, most notably in the 2018 Champions League final. before Real Madrid. He has not played for the club since then.
Karius signed for Newcastle United in 2022 on a free transfer and made his debut for The Magpies in the League Cup final against Man United.
Mane developed into one of the best strikers in the world during his six years at Liverpool, scoring 120 goals and lifting every trophy before joining Bayern Munich.
After turning down a new contract from Schalke, Matip moved to Liverpool on a free transfer in 2016 and became one of Klopp’s most trusted players.
The Cameroon international played a key role in Liverpool’s sixth European Cup win in the 2018-19 season, assisting Divock Origi to score his second goal in the final.
Klavan was a solid centre-back during his two years at Merseyside, making 53 appearances in all competitions. Virgil van Dijk’s arrival at Anfield in January 2018 caused the Estonia international to lose ground and he joined Cagliari in search of a regular starting spot.
Despite being 39 years old at the time, Manninger joined Liverpool on a short-term deal from FC Augsburg in 2016. The former Arsenal and Juventus keeper failed to make a single appearance for The Kop and retired. from professional football career in 2017.
Georginio WijnaldumThere is little doubt when Klopp accepts a price of £ 23 million for a player who has just been relegated to Newcastle United. But Wijnaldum has confirmed his worth and plays a very important role at Anfield.
The Dutch international joined PSG on a free transfer in the summer of 2021, but failed to impress in the French capital and had to move to Jose Mourinho’s Roma on loan.
Mohamed SalahThe Egypt international deserves to be considered the best player in the Klopp era, scoring 186 goals in 305 appearances in all competitions. Salah is also Liverpool’s greatest goalscorer of the Premier League era.
Minh Tuan | 11:05 17/06/2023