(Reuters) – Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp says Cody Gakpo ‘cannot play like a monopoly’ in the transfer market, saying Cody Gakpo should give his players ‘trust and confidence’ in the transfer market. Disposal said to have.
Liverpool signed Gakpo after forwards Luis Diaz and Diogo Jota were sidelined by injury. Gakpo scored three goals for the Netherlands at the World Cup and was paid an initial fee of £37m ($44.67m) by PSV Eindhoven.
“I don’t want to disappoint anyone, but we signed a good player like Cody Gakpo. The next thing you can read is ‘Who’s next?'” said the German.
“You can’t play like Monopoly. You don’t constantly question them saying you need a player.”
After a poor start to the season, Liverpool are 15 points behind leaders Arsenal, but have won their last four games to move up to sixth before Monday’s clash with Brentford.
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(Reporting by Rohith Nair, Bangalore; Editing by Peter Rutherford)