Klopp explains difference between Liverpool and Man City in honest assessment of rivals’ transfers

Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool and Manchester City had comparable transfer windows following last season’s title race.

Liverpool finished one point behind Manchester City in the Premier League table for the second time in four seasons, missing out on the title despite losing just two games.

The Reds responded by signing Darwin Nunez for a potential club record, with teenagers Fabio Carvalho and Calvin Ramsay also joining.

But it always feels like they need to do moreespecially as champions Manchester City have approached their defense by bringing in Erling Haaland, Julian Alvarez and Kalvin Phillips so far.

Pep Guardiola’s team is also in negotiations with Brighton over Marc Cucurellawhile Tottenham, Arsenal and Chelsea have also been busy in the transfer market.

Tottenham have added six players to their first team, Chelsea are investing heavily under new owner Todd Boehly and Arsenal are the biggest spenders in the top flight so far.

Klopp referenced Manchester City’s ridiculous strength in being able to sell three players to the last two London clubs when discussing their deals in an extensive interview with Sky Sports.

“I can’t say that others have made a huge mistake in the transfer market so far,” he said.

“It was clear before that Tottenham were going in the right direction last season with their signings. Man City didn’t just bring in players, they gave two to Arsenal and one to chelsea.

“We are in a similar situation where you cannot always go with the same team. You need fresh blood and fresh legs. City are in a similar situation to us and we did it the same way. In the end, they will all have fantastic football players like us. It’s the question of who benefits the most.

“Everyone has the same chance. We will try to give our all. The main objective of this league is above all to qualify for the Champions League, which is difficult enough.

“When you reach that, and there’s still time to compete for the title, you do it. When you’ve qualified four or five years in a row, people might not like it anymore, but it will be a massive fight for the places in the Champions League.

“Everyone wants to win the Premier League but I have no idea who will be racing. We are looking to play the best season possible for us and we are really looking forward to it.

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