"He is not at fault if we did not reach the Champions League tonight".
"Obviously, it helped them not to be involved this season because they could keep all their energy for the league. We don't hide more money then get it when we need it, it's a normal business", said Klopp, who also has Southampton centre-back Virgil van Dijk and RB Leipzig duo Timo Werner and Naby Keita on his list of targets.
The first full season of the Jurgen Klopp era ends with a spot in the Champions League, which brings relief to the club coffers and, psychologically, more of a sense that they're moving in the right direction.
Asked why his personal situation had not been resolved, he replied: "I don't know".
With the Reds having secured a Top 4 place, it is believed that certain clauses in his contract would make it more hard for him to leave and his transfer fee would certainly now be heftier.
"We were playing in a hostile environment", the Frenchman said.
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Arsenal now have a defensive headache for next week's Wembley final against Chelsea as defender Koscielny was sent off for a bad tackle on Enner Valencia while fellow defender Gabriel suffered a knee injury.
Wenger suggested his decision not to take part in the post-match lap of appreciation had been influenced by fears of a negative reaction from fans.
The Spaniard noted City's progress in the past few years but said that there was still work to do before they were comparable with Europe's elite.
Stan Kroenke, Alisher Usmanov, it's time to make your call. "It is the technical department who is responsible for that". "We have proved we can beat big teams in big games, definitely, but it's about keeping the consistency against those teams that come here and sit back".
"This season we have improved".
"Next season we will be better, and as a coach I am better than the year before, but it is not simple". Find us on Facebook too!