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Liverpool interested in Max Meyer

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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has quickly gone about changing the dynamic of his team throughout the course of the transfer window so far. 

Indeed, the Reds have already landed six new players - 39-year-old goalkeeper Alex Manninger is the latest player to put pen to paper on a deal with the club - and it's extremely likely that Newcastle United midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum will follow suit imminently. 

Wijnaldum, 25, is reportedly set to join the ranks at Anfield for as much as £25 million, but it appears that Klopp's spending spree is far from over. 

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That's because, as per Bild, the Reds have enquired about the availability of Max Meyer from Bundesliga side Schalke. 

The 20-year-old is recognised as one of the most exciting young players in Germany, so it's not exactly a major surprise that Klopp is gearing up to make a move for him. 

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Big fee 

But he could come at a price. Indeed, it has been indicated that the club's hierarchy may have to pay as much as €33.5 million to bring him to England. 

But do the Reds really need him?

As mentioned, Wijnaldum looks all but set to join the club, while Sadio Mane also completed a big-money move to Anfield earlier on in this transfer window. 

And then there's the likes of Philippe Coutinho, Roberto Firmino, Adam Lallana and co. who will all be hoping to establish themselves as key players for the club next season. 

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You certainly have to admire Klopp's work in this window, but the addition of another attacking midfielder isn't really required at this stage. 

Ultimately, though, Meyer is very much one for the future, so perhaps the Reds chief, who has recently signed a new contract with the club, is looking ahead to the long-term. 

Pre-season fixtures 

As it stands, though, Klopp's immediate attention will be on his side's pre-season fixtures in the US. Liverpool are set to take on the quartet of Roma, FSV Mainz, Chelsea and AC Milan over the course of the next 10 days. 

And Reds boss Klopp, as per the club's official site, has highlighted the importance of his first pre-season at Liverpool. 

Klopp stated: "It’s a big difference and I’m really looking forward to it. If we can, we will be complete hopefully. That’s really good and the biggest difference. You have seen we have a very young group at this moment but it works.

Huddersfield Town v Liverpool - Pre-Season Friendly

"You can see the games [so far], we haven’t played too often together but we have had a few good situations, some good passing and some good movement. You can see we work together and I like this, but now we start nearly a new pre-season with all of the other players, because they start at nil if you want.

"They have only had three weeks off, that’s not too much, and actually they should have trained the last eight or nine days already on their own and hopefully they did! That will help a lot and we can start a little bit early with the tactical side of things, which will be very important. But it will be intense for all of the players, for sure. We have some interesting games and it will be intense but it is very important and hopefully we can use the time really well."

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