Some Liverpool supporters are unconvinced by a report claiming the Reds believe Takumi Minamino will go up a gear this season.
Jurgen Klopp ended up bringing in just one player in the entire summer transfer window, with Ibrahima Konate arriving from RB Leipzig.
It was a summer that left many fans disappointed, at a time when their rivals have spent big and there appeared to be a need to strengthen.
It could certainly be argued that another attacking player was needed – someone who was able to provide competition to the likes of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Diogo Jota and Roberto Firmino.
According to the Liverpool Echo [via LFC Transfer Room on Twitter], however, Liverpool are confident that Minamino will benefit from a full pre-season and will be a handy squad player this season, despite struggling at Anfield to date.
Liverpool fans react to Minamino claim
These Reds fans took to Twitter to provide their thoughts, remaining unconvinced that the Japanese is ready to make the step up.
“Want to believe this but we’ve heard it all before for them or similar players to hardly get a game“
“Minamino has benefited so much that he’s played a grand total of 0 minutes in 3 games“
“These Insiders will believe anything as long as they will save FSG a few bucks“
“That’s exactly why Klopp has shown zero faith in him so far in the league“
“We literally heard this last season“
In other news, some Liverpool fans have been reacting to rumoured interest in one Premier League player. Read more here.
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