He’s the man who was linked with Liverpool for the entirety of the January transfer window - Alex Teixeira though didn’t join. Jurgen Klopp has now revealed just why that was the case, insisting that the Reds wouldn’t negotiate with Shakhtar when the Ukrainian club tried to raise their asking price. Klopp confirmed realistic offers were made, but said Liverpool would only work respectfully and responsibly. It looks like Shakhtar’s demands - whilst there’s no official figures to be had - threatened those two ideals. So, the overriding question - should Liverpool have bitten the bullet and paid big? Let us know your thoughts. Moving on, Jose Enrique remained at Anfield last night despite having late talks with former club Newcastle. The Spaniard has been frozen out under Klopp thus far and was looking for a way out - safe to say he didn’t find what he was looking for.