Register Login Live

English Premier League

Klopp: Why I Don't Need CR7 Or Messi

New Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has insisted he is not a dreamer and explained why he doesn't need Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi.

Read: Klopp: Why I Joined Liverpool

The 48-year-old joined the Anfield-based club on Thursday, signing a three-year contract.

"Now we start work. I'm not a dream man, I don't want to have Cristiano or Lionel and all these players in one team," he told reporters at a press conference, as quoted by Daily Star.

"I want these guys (the current squad), it was a decision for these guys. Now we start working."

The German insisted he has full confidence in his current players and that he will strive to make them even better footballers.

"I'm here because I believe the potential of the team," he added.

"I see the team and think everything is good.

"At this moment, we're not the best team in the world, but who cares? We want to be the best team in the world.

"We have some problems and we have to solve them."

Gallery: Best Left-Footed XI

Do you think Liverpool's current players are good enough to win silverware under Klopp? Have your say in the comments section below.

Reports: Messi Facing 22-Month Jail Sentence

Aguero: What Messi Texted Me About Argentina No. 10 Shirt

Real Teammates Starting To Question Ronaldo?


Top 5

PSL Amend Chiefs & Arrows Fixture  

62 Dec 08, 2021 11:23 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Managers Who’ve Already Been Sacked This Season

Nov 08, 2021 12:26 PM in English Premier League

Pirates Provide Latest On Jele & Lorch

5 Dec 08, 2021 01:58 PM in Orlando Pirates

7 Players Xavi Could Get Rid Of At Barca

4 Nov 09, 2021 01:26 PM in LaLiga

Shalulile Set To Smash Last Season's Double-Figure Record?

3 Dec 08, 2021 01:19 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Finally! FIFA Respond To SAFA Complaint

132 Dec 03, 2021 04:29 PM in Bafana

Hazard Receives Shock Transfer Offer

3 Dec 05, 2021 11:25 AM in LaLiga

DJ Itu - Khune Flexes Massive Home Entertainment Area

5 Dec 07, 2021 10:31 AM in Ballers Cribs & Travels

Latest Update On Chiefs Vs City Fixture...

108 Dec 04, 2021 11:56 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Report: Ronaldo Suffers Injury During Trademark Celebration

1 Dec 05, 2021 09:31 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar/Mbappe Watch

BREAKING! All The Ballon d'Or Nominees Revealed

5 Oct 08, 2021 06:33 PM in Ballon d’Or

Official: Al Ahly Make Decision On Pitso’s Future

13 Dec 08, 2021 12:58 PM in Players Abroad

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

25 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Richards: Criticism Not Fair To Chiefs

37 Dec 08, 2021 07:55 AM in Kaizer Chiefs