Klopp has the final say on transfers .

Jurgen Klopp makes Zlatan Ibrahimovic joke in press conference

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First thing's first: Liverpool are probably not going to sign Sweden captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic for £100 million. 

But that hasn't stopped revered Reds boss Jurgen Klopp making a joke about signing the Paris Saint-Germain striker. 

Speaking in his pre-match press conference ahead of his side's FA Cup third-round replay against Exeter City on Wednesday night, the former Borussia Dortmund boss insisted that he does have the final say on transfers at Anfield. 


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However, he admitted that if he wanted to spend £100m on Ibrahimovic then he would have to ask first. Well, that is reasonable.

In fact, Klopp appears to be happy with Liverpool's transfer policy, claiming that it's a 'normal situation'.

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Klopp has his say 

When asked whether he's in control of transfers, the Liverpool boss stated, as per the Mirror: "Yes. But does anybody have the final say. For example, say I wanted to take Zlatan Ibrahimovic and we have to pay £100m plus a big contract at 35 I think I would have to ask first!

“Sometimes my staff and I have an idea about a player, then we collect information and then we have players our scouts bring in and we speak about it.

“If I don’t want a player to come here then he will not come. If a player I want doesn’t fit our budget then he will not come to. It’s a normal situation.”

Klopp should spend 

Well, it's unlikely that Klopp is going to spend £100m on one player in the near future but he will know only too well that he has to add his squad in this transfer window. 

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Indeed, Liverpool are struggling in the Premier League, currently sitting in ninth place in the division. They are eight points behind fourth-placed Tottenham, so it's going to be extremely difficult for them to secure a place in the Champions League. The dynamic on Merseyside needs changing. 

Liverpool fans: who should your club sign this month? Have your say below! 

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