It's time for Klopp to deliver trophies

Former Liverpool player Danny Murphy highlighted the Reds' lavish outlay on new recruits as cause for pressure on Klopp to deliver.
Former Liverpool player Danny Murphy highlighted the Reds' lavish outlay on new recruits as cause for pressure on Klopp to deliver.ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

Former player Murphy says Reds boss must justify heavy spending and fast start is key

Among the English Premier League "Big Six", Liverpool have made the biggest statement of intent in the transfer window.

The Reds splashed the cash to make Alisson the world's most expensive goalkeeper at £65 million (S$117 million) and signed midfielders Naby Keita (£52 million), Fabinho (£43 million) and Xherdan Shaqiri (£13 million).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 27, 2018, with the headline 'It's time for Klopp to deliver trophies'. Print Edition | Subscribe