Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp would love to have Manchester United stars Casemiro and Lisandro Martinez in his Liverpool team, according to Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher.
“After Liverpool’s comprehensive 4-0 win last season, the suggestion Manchester United were “years behind” their rivals took hold,” Carragher told the Daily Telegraph.
“I said it was nonsense then, and as an ex-Liverpool player took no pleasure in being right after United’s Carabao Cup underlined their massive progress this season.
“The combination of Ten Hag’s astute management and coaching and the introduction of proven competitors with the right mentality such as Casemiro and Lisandro Martinez is proof that big clubs only need two or three top class players to be transformed.
“Klopp will be looking for his own Casemiro and Martínez this summer, a dominant central midfielder and quality centre-back to partner Virgil van Dijk.
“Then we might finally see what the Premier League has generally lacked – a strong Manchester United and Liverpool facing each other as a genuine threat to title ambitions rather than a distraction to deal with twice a season.”