Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed the message he received from his former player. After the Reds signed Wataru Endo from Stuttgart in the German Bundesliga.
Jürgen Klopp knew he had signed a star of the Bundesliga arena. When his phone rang nonstop from calls to congratulate him. Liverpool have reached a deal worth £17m. Pound for Wataru Endo, captain of the Japanese national team on Friday. In a deal that will increase to more than 20 million pounds when plus bonuses. Many Reds fans were baffled by the deal for the 30-year-old who narrowly escaped relegation from the German top flight last season with Stuttgart. But not for those who watched football there. close up
And Klopp explains that he gets a lot of phone calls from old players. On his phone call praising the ‘very cheap’ signing (compared to the quality of the players) for the defensive midfielder: “I get a lot of messages from my ex-players,” he said. (said) ‘If it’s true This is a genius attack. I asked to sign him for many years. It’s very positive in Germany. It’s very difficult to lose him. but on the other side I think it’s a good deal as well with one year left on [his] contract. For him it’s good, for the ยูฟ่าเบท club it’s good and for us it’s very good. He’s very happy to work with us. So are we.”
Klopp revealed that even an experienced defensive midfielder who can play at centre-half was not on his original list of targets. But he has been following his career since arriving in Germany and has been deeply impressed: “It was an out of the public eye move, not a ‘Oh my god! For him, but wait . when he put on that shirt He will throw everything on the pitch. And people will love that, I know that.”
Obviously, Klopp I’m delighted with Endo’s signing. Excluding many messages received from friends. He and sporting director Jork Schmudke were convinced by his versatile, reliable injury record. and leadership style Liverpool now have five players captaining their national team: Andy Robertson, Mo Salah, Dominic Soboszlai and Virgil van Dijk.
However, the Reds still have the funds to return to the football market again. But now they are not as hungry for defensive midfielders as they used to be. However, they have yet to close the hole for adding another receiver. “When the right players We’ll see,” added Klopp. “We are definitely still in the market watching the situation and waiting to see what happens and see what we can do.”