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Potential Fekir tussle is one battle Klopp cannot afford to lose to Bayern Munich

Potential Fekir tussle is one battle Klopp cannot afford to lose to Bayern Munich - Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp may no longer be managing in the Bundesliga, but an old enemy in the shape of Bayern Munich could yet come back to haunt him.

During the summer, Liverpool’s failed pursuit of Lyon captain Nabil Fekir was well-documented and should Klopp make another move for the attacking midfielder, he could face tough competition from the Bundesliga champions.

The Breakdown

According to Kicker (via Sky Sports), Bayern Munich sent their chief scout to France to go watch the French playmaker in what could end up being a massive blow for Liverpool.

In attack, by no means are Klopp’s side lacking quality with Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino firmly three of the best forwards in the Premier League.

However, the difference in ability between the trio and the German boss’ other options for the forward positions is massive, something the signing of Fekir would have fixed.

The 25-year-old is a player blessed with an immense amount of technical ability who would improve not just most squads, but most starting XIs in world football.

Fekir’s passing, vision and shooting ability are assets that could have been massive for Liverpool this campaign and the Merseyside club may now regret not doing more to bring him to Anfield over the summer.

Given the current predicament Bayern Munich are in under their new boss Niko Kovac and the sort of pulling power Klopp has shown at Liverpool since arriving at the club, there is nothing to suggest Fekir cannot be enticed to Merseyside amid interest from the Allianz Arena outfit.

But Klopp and Liverpool must act quick, as soon as the January transfer window opens kind of quick.


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