Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has admitted his squad is too big ahead of the start of the new Premier League season.
The Reds have spent close to £200 million so far this summer, bringing in a host of top-class talent in Fabinho, Naby Keita, Alisson and Xherdan Shaqiri.
However, this new means that Klopp now has a squad of over 30 first-team players, and the German coach has admitted that this is too many, although he also warned other clubs not to expect to be able to sign any of the Anfield clubs players on the cheap just because they have a bloated squad.
“We will see what happens. If any player from my team is available, then in every other situation in my life as a manager I would have bought all of them, to be honest. They are all fantastic boys, they are able to play fantastic football,” Klopp said after his sides emphatic 5-0 pre-season friendly over Napoli in Dublin last night.
“In this moment, the squad would be too big, that’s true. But it’s not that that means for us that we give them for free or something like that, Liverpool is strong enough to keep all these players and then we deal with that.
“We are not there to make other teams stronger, that’s not our job.”