Liverpool Transfer News
Liverpool’s pursuit of the Brazilian attacking midfielder Alex Teixeira drew a lot of footballing media attention over the last month. The Reds put on an initial believed to be in the region of €32 million which was rejected by Shakhtar who believe that the value of the player is closer to €50 million.
Now, Klopp has revealed why Liverpool decided to withdraw from the deal early in a time where big money moves in the final minutes of the transfer window have become a norm of the day.
“It’s very important that yes, you can trust us,” Klopp said. “It was absolutely a common decision (on Teixeira). We said we can’t play this game until the end. “We made offers. I won’t say too much about that, but they were realistic, absolutely, with the pluses of it being January, the Premier League, all the pluses you have when you make negotiations with other clubs. “But it was a case of ‘if you don’t want it okay, we can’t change the situation, do what you want’.