Jurgen Klopp responds to Loris Karius being 'shocked' about Alisson's move


Speaking in MI ahead of Liverpool's International Champions Cup match against Premier League rivals Manchester United, Klopp was once again asked for his views on Ramos' challenge that resulted in his team's best goalscorer being substituted early in the Champions League final.

"I don't see another team getting close to that level of investment, a team that was a finalist in the Champions League, you have to say you are a big candidate. It is a lot of money, but he could've left for insane money", Klopp told ESPN FC.

Ramos was involved in the tussle that forced Mohamed Salah off injured in the first half of the 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid and delivered the blow that gave Loris Karius a concussion before the goalkeeper's mistakes that directly led to two goals.

"It is like we, the world out there, accepts that you use each weapon to win the game".

Perhaps the novelty of staging global friendlies in "The Big House" is wearing off, as this is the third event the Univ. of MI has hosted in six years.

And although Alisson's arrival nearly certainly means Karius will now be confined to to the substitutes' bench, Klopp has insisted he still has full faith in the 25-year-old and fellow stopper Simon Mignolet.

And just to make things even worse, Jurgen Klopp signed Brazil goalkeeper Alisson last week and confirmed he will be the new No.1. I think he's a great guy. "I like him a lot as a person and as a player especially".

When Paul Pogba rejoined Manchester United for a fee of around £90m, Klopp was critical of spending so much money on one player, suggesting that if they get injured, you are back to square one.

"We didn't know exactly if Alisson is available or not, but from a specific moment we realised obviously he is available and that's the moment when we decided we want to go for him".

"I didn't say before the medical "we are signing a goalkeeper" and then it's like "oh". Usually out there if you try something you will get punished. "We bring in another one because we can make the next step with the new players, like Naby [Keita] and all the others".

"In a final you need to have a bit of luck and we didn't have it".

'We are really fine with our goalkeepers, ' he added.

"Next World Cup, I'm trying to be there, 100 percent".