Klopp Fires A Little Dig At Chelsea's Spending Spree

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Mykhaylo Mudryk – has joined Chelsea from Shakhtar Donetsk for €70m
Mykhaylo Mudryk – has joined Chelsea from Shakhtar Donetsk for €70m

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has fired a little dig at Chelsea's spending spree in the transfer window ahead of Saturday's clash.

The Blues have already brought in six new players since the transfer window opened on 1 January 2023, which included splashing a reported €100million on Mykhailo Mudryk.

Klopp had some praise for Mudryk, who is expected to make his debut for the Blues at Anfield on Saturday afternoon.

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"He’s a good player, a really good player. He played an incredible Champions League campaign at his former club, speed, technique, goals, combines a lot. Having him for example on one wing and Joao Felix on the other… wow!," Klopp said, as per Metro.

‘Joao Felix played two days after he arrived, pretty much immediately so you can expect him to play. It makes analysis a little bit easier. We have watched a bit of him in the Champions League and that was impressive enough.

The Reds, meanwhile, have only brought in Netherlands international Cody Gakpo from PSG Eindhoven and Klopp claims they do things a little differently at Stamford Bridge.

"Chelsea fix problems differently to us,' the German added.

"I can't see investment stopping in the future, so that means we have to do it as well. 

"I believe in coaching, developing and team building 100 per cent. But meanwhile the managers out there, they are all good and they believe in that as well.

"So, if they start spending then if we don't spend you will have a problem. I am not sure they can do that for the next 10 years though."

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