Juergen Klopp. (Reuters Photograph)
Liverpool supervisor Juergen Klopp stated on Saturday his predominant focus is to make sure the squad that delivered the Merseyside membership’s first top-flight title in three a long time shouldn’t be damaged up within the close to future.
Liverpool’s 30-year wait for his or her 19th English top-flight title ended on Thursday after second-placed Manchester Metropolis had been overwhelmed by Chelsea, giving Klopp’s aspect an unassailable 23-point lead with seven video games left.
Klopp, who took cost of Liverpool in 2015, has overseen a interval of sustained dominance, delivering the Champions League final season and the league title this yr.
“I can not promise we’ll dominate soccer now, nor do I do know if it’s time to discuss main upheavals,” he informed German newspaper Bild. “However I do know our objective is to maintain the group collectively.”
Klopp, 53, believes Liverpool will not be in the identical boat as his former membership Borussia Dortmund, who misplaced key gamers resembling Shinji Kagawa and Robert Lewandowski within the seasons that adopted their back-to-back-title triumphs in 2011 and 2012.
“The issue was that our (Dortmund) group was picked up by different golf equipment. That hasn’t occurred right here and now the group has been exceptionally constant for 2 and a half years,” the German added.
Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho is a switch goal for Liverpool in accordance with British media stories, however Klopp admitted he doesn’t envisage his aspect making a transfer for the English winger.
“The purple jersey would look excellent for Jadon. However I don’t assume such a switch will happen this summer time. If he moved to Liverpool, I might be probably the most stunned of all,” he stated.