Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said Friday that he is confident that failure to qualify for the Champions League would not have a major impact on his transfer plans.
Klopp was already resigned to having a reduced budget because of the financial impact of the coronavirus, regardless of where the champions finished in this season’s Premier League.
Accounts published this week showed the Anfield club made a pre-tax loss of £46 million in the year ending May 2020 and there will be more financial pain to come.
While there will be some financial impact if six-time European champions Liverpool fail to finish in the top four, Klopp believes it will not make a huge difference to his plans.
“I don’t think so, really,” he said. “Playing Champions League obviously is massive, especially from a financial point of view for the club so it’s really important.”
The German added: “If we cannot make that, then that’s not good. Definitely not. I don’t think it will change anything because the…
Source: Guardian Newspaper