Premier League side Liverpool remain desperate to fix the defence that slowed the team down last term.
Klopp had more in and delivered so much hope within a short time. After failures at two finals, the German promised more in the new season.
The team started banging hot but different loopholes were revealed in time. The club chose to patch it up and it negated all the recent beautiful strides. Before Sadio Mane went for the African Nations Cup, there was an opportunity to add depth. The Alberto Moreno issue could have been better handled and James Milner freed to add cushion when needed. Yes, the injury situation affected many things but better man management and planning could have ensured a better finish.
With the Champions League and local commitments in play, the Reds are hoping to get a full back and a top central defender. Joel Matip and DevjanLovren are decent already but the team needs more. Like former skipper Daniel Agger recently said, Matip has quickly adapted since joining the side but he needs to maintain consistency for each game. (more…)