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Jurgen Klopp would have tried to sign Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly if Liverpool failed in Virgil van Dijk transfer

Credit: talkSPORT- Published on September 17, 2019
Liverpool would have reportedly tried to sign Napoli star Kalidou Koulibaly if they had failed to land Virgil van Dijk. The Reds paid Southampton £75million, a then world-record fee for a defender, for Van Dijk’s services in January 2018. The Dutchman has transformed Liverpool into title challengers since his arrival and also...
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Published on September 18, 2019 -  00:44
Klopp: Penalty call was game changer for Liverpool
Jurgen Klopp questioned the awarding of a penalty to Napoli which he felt proved decisive as Liverpool started the defence of their Champions League crown on a bum note. The Reds lacked a cutting edge but would have been worthy of a point at the intimidating Stadio San Paolo, only for the Group E opener to hinge on Jose Callejon being upended in the area by Andy Robertson. Dries Mertens converted from the spot in the 82nd minute before Virgil Van Dijk lost the ball on the edge of the area in stoppage time, allowing former Tottenham striker Fernando Llorente to seal a 2-0 win for Napoli.

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