Liverpool transfer news: Jurgen Klopp rules out summer move for Napoli forward Lorenzo Insigne – ‘we will not even try it’
Liverpool will not be moving to sign Napoli’s Lorenzo Insigne this summer, manager Jurgen Klopp has confirmed.
Insigne, the Italy forward, has long been linked with a switch to the Premier League, and Liverpool are the latest team to express an interest in him.
They have been keeping tabs on the 27-year-old for much of the season, and were allegedly considering a £90million bid for Insigne in the run-up to the January transfer window.
Reports have resurfaced recently suggesting a potential summer swoop for the attacker, who has scored 13 goals and created a further seven this season, but Klopp confirmed any move for Insigne is a non-starter.
“We will not sign Lorenzo Insigne,” he said in a press conference. “He is a very good player but he has a long-term contract at Napoli.
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“We will not even try it.”
Insigne might not be one of them, but Klopp does want incomings at Anfield this summer as he strives to make his title-challenging side even better.
“We will try to improve the team always,” the German continued. “We will try it always in training, I think that is the best way to do it.
“The team is pretty well balanced. Our plans are not for the public, that’s how it is.
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“Will it be the biggest transfer window of Liverpool? No, but you’d have been surprised if I said yes.
“Our eyes are always open. We always look. What happens if and when, but there’s nothing to say in the moment.”
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