Klopp: 'Absolutely no chance to sign Mbappe'
- The Reds boss claims Liverpool can't afford Mbappe transfer.
- He admits there are no sporting reasons not to sign the Frenchman.
- Two years ago, Klopp attempted to sign Mbappe from Monaco but failed to convince him and his family.
- Now Jurgen claims the club has no problem convincing players before signing them.
Jurgen Klopp has seemingly put an end to speculations over PSG's Kylian Mbappe rumoured move to Liverpool. The German tactician claims there is 'absolutely no chance' of bringing the Frenchman to Anfield.
The Guardian quote Klopp as saying: "Buying this calibre of player is difficult. I don’t see any club at the moment who can buy Kylian Mbappe from PSG. I don’t see any club, that is how it is. And we are involved in the clubs that cannot do it. It is as easy as that.
"OK, from a sporting point of view, there are not a lot of reasons to not sign him. What a player he is. But it is about the money of course. No chance. Absolutely no chance. Sorry for killing that story."
Klopp used to be interested in signing Mbappe to Liverpool from AS Monaco two years ago. The German met Kylian's family members but failed to convince them and eventually, Mbappe joined PSG, first on loan and then on a £160m permanent transfer.
"I don’t think we struggle with convincing players," Klopp adds. "When you speak to a player you can feel it, this year, last year, even three years ago, you can see in the eyes of a player, I am not sure if honour is the right word, that it is good that we speak to them.
"The club is in a very good position. Image-wise, it maybe always was but now I think it is easier to live the life of a Liverpool supporter and that means automatically being in a situation to sign the players you want to sign."