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PremierLeague-News.Com - Liverpool's injury problems are not easing up.
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has admitted that he could start next season without three of his key defenders - and he has no plan to do a mass recruitment drive. The Reds have struggled with their Premier League title defence after several of their key men were sidelined. Related articles Liverpool's Salah reveals motivation behind Man Utd win Virgil Van Dijk's Euro 2020 absence 'unfortunate' says Holland boss Klopp was left without any senior centre-backs earlier this campaign when Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez and Joel Matip all picked up long-term injuries.And there are now fears that the trio will not be fit for when the Liverpool squad resembles for pre-season."Our new season will start in the summer with pre-season and it's not certain the three guys will start with us," Klopp confirmed."So first of all the boys who came in did incredibly well. I love what they did."This year Nat and Rhys have created two proper careers because even when you are at an academy at whichever club, that is not written in stone.JUST IN: Man Utd boss Solskjaer wants 'three world-class signings' this summer Liverpool have been hit with a big injury crisis this year (Image: GETTY)"But now they have shown how good they are and everything is fine."We do need the numbers of centre-halves because we need to work on all the different things and step by step hopefully get the other guys back."But football and team selection is based on performances in training and pre-season friendlies or proper competition games so the door is always open."Liverpool failed to replace Dejan Lovren last summer and that mistake has cost them heavily this term.The Merseysiders face missing out on Champions League football as they sit four points behind Chelsea, in fourth place.
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.5m talks'What Liverpool boss Klopp screamed at Alisson after shaky start in Man Utd clashLampard 'leading contender' for Crystal Palace job four months after Chelsea sacking Related articles Liverpool set for transfer windfall as Atletico Madrid eye Keita move Liverpool's Salah reveals motivation behind Man Utd win READ MORE Man City keep Chelsea, Liverpool, Man Utd guessing after Newcastle tie However, even if the Reds break into the top four, Klopp has declared that it does not mean he will go on a wild spending spree with the extra funds."What happens in one season always has an impact on the next season," the German coach added. "Success-wise and money-wise, that is clear."So we try to be prepared for pretty much everything from a scouting and coaching point of view."Qualifying for the Champions League is always our main target because it's so really important to the club."But if we don't qualify then we won't suddenly stop playing – and we will not buy eight players if we do qualify. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp does not want to add much squad depth this summer (Image: GETTY)"So there's not a big difference. We will see how it works out."This season has had so many turns and ups and downs, but qualifying is important – that is clear."And for the players it is even more important from a joy point of view."They all desperately want to play in the Champions League - and we have to use that."
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