Jack87 news today, asianbookie Manager Jurgen Klopp has hailed the potential of new signing Cody Gakpo, adding that the timing is right for the Premier League club to sign the highly sought-after Dutch striker.
Gacpo, who scored three goals for the Netherlands at the World Cup, bk8 joined Liverpool on Wednesday from PSV Eindhoven for a reported £37 million ($44.57 million).
British media reported that Manchester United were also chasing the 23-year-old before Liverpool finalized the deal.
He’s a really good player so it’s an interesting combination,” Klopp told reporters ahead of Friday’s game against Leicester. “It’s important for him. Big for us. nice day…
“He’s a young player with great potential. Had he been in a different position and scored 40 goals, not in Holland but in Spain, he wouldn’t have been able to afford it.
“In these things, it’s about timing and getting players on at the right moment when they haven’t scored 55 goals a season.
“We’ve been following him, he’s always taking the next step. We trust our process, and when offensive players come in, they all take a step forward because the way we work helps them.”
Following his move to Anfield, Gacpo said he was persuaded to join after speaking with Netherlands and Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk.
“It was a home run (negotiations),” Klopp said. “We don’t need Virgil to convince him, but he loves being a part of these things!”
Klopp says there are no new injuries in his squad but says the injured duo of James Milner and Roberto Firmino, who missed this week’s win over Aston Villa, will not recover in time to face them. against Leicester.
He added that France defender Ibrahima Konate, bk8 malaysia who beat Argentina in the World Cup final, was back in training and could be included.
Liverpool, who are sixth in the league with 25 points from 15 games, face a Leicester side beaten 3-0 by Newcastle on Monday and Klopp says he is looking forward to Brendan Rodgers The team’s reaction.
“They can change their system and make it more difficult,” Klopp said. “But we have to do what we want – we haven’t played at home for a long time.”