Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has discussed his feelings regarding Neymar’s recent transfer to Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint Germain – and has claimed that anything is possible in the transfer market now.
Neymar left Barcelona for a world record €222m in favour of PSG, and the Reds boss has stated that it makes even the likes of Lionel Messi available to clubs.
“In a period of just a month that suddenly sounds possible too. That used to be an outrageous amount. They just set that amount randomly. I mean who would pay €300m? And now it simply happened.”
In the aftermath of Neymar’s switch to PSG, new controls over the transfer market have been called for – with Barcelona and La Liga threatening to report the Parisians for breaking Financial Fair Play rules; but the Liverpool boss disagreed – saying: “I don’t even know if this is right,”
“No coach would demand such a thing. That’s been decided on other levels and now he is a PSG player, obviously. A simple solution would be a rule. Where we want to go and where this should stop.
“The biggest clubs can decide on that, where they would want to set a limit. €150m or €550m or whatever, and then no one would complain anymore. This is a topic now since it happened for the first time.”
After reports of a potential bid for Kylian Mbappe emerged earlier in the summer, perhaps Liverpool are ready to break the bank to secure the best players –