Keeping Liverpool squad together makes sense – Klopp

“A club like Liverpool needs to be in the Champions League.”

As he spoke after his side secured fourth place in the Premier League on the final day of last season, it was pretty obvious what manager Jurgen Klopp was getting at.

Playing in Europe’s premier club competition attracts a higher calibre of player, and is therefore likely to bring about more on-field success.

It should also ensure you keep your best talent.

Yet Liverpool are reportedly facing a fight to keep their star man at Anfield this summer.

Spanish giants Barcelona are sniffing around Philippe Coutinho and are, apparently, willing to pay £80m