Liverpool set the benchmark for the upcoming January transfer window after completing the signing of Virgil van Dijk for a mammoth £75 million recently.
While the Reds have looked bereft of quality defenders, the inflated transfer fee has raised a lot more questions rather than being the final answer to Liverpool’s porous backline.
The German, who had been pretty vocal about the current state of financial conduct in Europe, backtracked on his earlier comments stating that market value was never a concern during his pursuit of the Dutchman.
Their new number 4 would do well to repay the huge amount and trust, FSG have invested in him and going by Jurgen Klopp’s latest press conference, the former Southampton man could be the quality centre back, this Liverpool side have been crying out for.
Check out the bit from his presser pre Leicester game below –