The Liverpool Rebuild: How Jurgen Klopp can create his new squad

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Everton FC at Anfield on February 13, 2023 in Liverpool, England.
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Liverpool are, effectively, in a rebuilding stage. “It was one of the main reasons why I signed a new contract,” Jurgen Klopp admitted this month.

“I knew it’s necessary,” added the German, who is now into his seventh full season in charge at Anfield and signed his new deal last April when the club were on the quest for a quadruple. The rebuild has already begun, too: £180 million has been committed to the attack by bringing in Luis Diaz, Darwin Nunez and Cody Gakpo. However, there’s a warning too from Klopp that “it will not go [happen] overnight.”

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Matt Ladson is the co-founder and editor of This Is Anfield, the independent Liverpool news and comment website, and covers all areas of the Reds for FourFourTwo – including transfer analysis, interviews, title wins and European trophies. As well as writing about Liverpool for FourFourTwo he also contributes to other titles including Yahoo and Bleacher Report. He is a lifelong fan of the Reds.