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Klopp: Liverpool Not Limited to Bundesliga Talent

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With a Liverpool team stocked with young, quality talent like Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino in some areas and holes elsewhere, this summer's transfer window will present a chance for Jürgen Klopp to adjust his squad and bring in necessary reinforcements.

That could include a big splash move such as Mario Götze, as some figure that Klopp could draw from his experiences in Germany as manager of Borussia Dortmund to attract players. But Klopp said that Liverpool will not be limited to his home country during the transfer window, even though people seem to have become obsessive about bringing in German players since he was hired.

"I do not think that Liverpool has become more interesting for German players through me," he said. "If we have an interest in a player we don't require him because he's German or plays in Germany.

"That would be nonsense. We look but not only in the Bundesliga."

In the end, Klopp added, it all comes down to quality and how a player might fit into his system.

"In fact we are really global at the start. It is much more important not where the player comes from, but that it is the right player for us."

Still, buying quality German players would be a pretty cool way to start off the summer.

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