Jurgen Klopp reacted to Man United and Man City’s chase for Cristiano Ronaldo which went down the wire
United won the race for the Portugal international ahead of their city rivals and Klopp aimed a dig at both Manchester sides
The Reds will test their resolve as they host Chelsea at the Merseyside in a crunch Premier League fixture
Jurgen Klopp has aimed a slight dig at two of his biggest Premier League rivals Man United and Man United following the tussle of Cristiano Ronaldo, Sport Bible.
The Red Devils ended up winning the battle for the five-time Ballon d’Or winner after an agreement was reached with Juventus.
There have been celebrations in the red half of Manchester following the arrival of Ronaldo after 11 years away from Old Trafford.
However, Liverpool boss Klopp saw the saga between both clubs from another perspective as he made a subtle pop at the Manchester sides.
“I watch that like a supporter, I have no knowledge about it.
“But it’s not about me to judge that. If other clubs can do things for this, it’s not a business for the future.
“It’s for now if it happens and that’s how some clubs work. That’s fine.”
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Liverpool vs Chelsea
Liverpool started their Premier League campaign with two wins out of two against Norwich City and Burnley.
The Reds will face their real acid test of the season as they welcome rivals Chelsea at Anfield with both sides yet to concede so far this campaign.
The Belgian striker opened his account for the season in the 14th minute in the 2-0 win over Arsenal at the Emirates.
And the 28-year-old was a thorn in the flesh for Gunners defenders and midfielders as Lukaku’s physical presence held them off on several occasions.
Chelsea’s next Premier League fixture will be against their old enemy Liverpool and Tuchel knows the task at hand when Lukaku confronts Virgil van Dijk in the contest.
Legit.ng also reported that Andy Robertson has signed a new long term deal until the summer of 2026, joining the likes of Trent Alexander-Arnold, Fabinho, Alisson and Virgil van Dijk, The Guardian.
The Scotland international has been a regular figure in the Reds defensive backline which has earned him a new five-year extension.
The left-wing back has become an influential player in the entire Liverpool squad since joining the club from Hull City in 2017 for just £8million.