Liverpool boss Klopp aims dig at Man United, City over transfer saga of Ronaldo

Liverpool boss Klopp aims dig at Man United, City over transfer saga of Ronaldo, Lukman Mumuni
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:42 PM
  • Jurgen Klopp reacted to Man United and Man City's chase for Cristiano Ronaldo which went down the wire
  • United won the race for the Portugal international ahead of their city rivals and Klopp aimed a dig at both Manchester sides
  • The Reds will test their resolve as they host Chelsea at the Merseyside in a crunch Premier League fixture

Jurgen Klopp has aimed a slight dig at two of his biggest Premier League rivals Man United and Man United following the tussle of Cristiano Ronaldo, Sport Bible, Football Daily.

The Red Devils ended up winning the battle for the five-time Ballon d'Or winner after an agreement was reached with Juventus.

There have been celebrations in the red half of Manchester following the arrival of Ronaldo after 11 years away from Old Trafford.

Liverpool boss Klopp aims dig at Man United, City over transfer saga of Ronaldo
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp aims a dig at Man United, Man City over the tussle of Cristiano Ronaldo. Photo by John Powell
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Klopp's opinion

However, Liverpool boss Klopp saw the saga between both clubs from another perspective as he made a subtle pop at the Manchester sides.

"I watch that like a supporter, I have no knowledge about it.
"But it's not about me to judge that. If other clubs can do things for this, it's not a business for the future.
"It's for now if it happens and that's how some clubs work. That's fine."

Liverpool vs Chelsea

Liverpool started their Premier League campaign with two wins out of two against Norwich City and Burnley.

The Reds will face their real acid test of the season as they welcome rivals Chelsea at Anfield with both sides yet to concede so far this campaign.

Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Thomas Tuchel has been waxing lyrical about his new summer signing Romelu Lukaku after making a scoring debut in Chelsea colours, Mirror.

The Belgian striker opened his account for the season in the 14th minute in the 2-0 win over Arsenal at the Emirates.

And the 28-year-old was a thorn in the flesh for Gunners defenders and midfielders as Lukaku's physical presence held them off on several occasions.

Chelsea's next Premier League fixture will be against their old enemy Liverpool and Tuchel knows the task at hand when Lukaku confronts Virgil van Dijk in the contest. also reported that Andy Robertson has signed a new long term deal until the summer of 2026, joining the likes of Trent Alexander-Arnold, Fabinho, Alisson and Virgil van Dijk, The Guardian.

The Scotland international has been a regular figure in the Reds defensive backline which has earned him a new five-year extension.

The left-wing back has become an influential player in the entire Liverpool squad since joining the club from Hull City in 2017 for just £8million.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.