Read Up “Jurgen Klopp feels it’s “not helpful” as Saudi Arabia’s transfer window is longer than Europe’s.” The Middle East’s transfer window closes on September 1—almost three weeks after it does for Premier League clubs—while Saudi Arabia’s market remains open until September 20.
In contrast to European teams, Saudi Pro League clubs are now able to make high-profile acquisitions.
Regarding Saudi Arabia’s influence on the market, Klopp, whose Liverpool team has lost Jordan Henderson and Fabinho to Saudi teams, said: “It is tremendous, right now.
The fact that the transfer window is open for an additional three weeks in Saudi Arabia is, in my opinion, the worst thing.
“If I’m not mistaken, I heard something similar, and that’s not helpful, at least not in Europe.
“UEFA or FIFA need to come up with answers for it. But for now, I’m unsure of the specifics of what will transpire.
Thiago Alcantara ought to depart from Liverpool and join Arsenal or Manchester City.
Dietmar Hamann, a former Reds player who has been outspoken in his criticism of Thiago and his time on Merseyside, claims as much.
And he claims that the Spaniard needs to leave Anfield because he is no longer a starter for Jurgen Klopp’s squad.
Hamann admitted to Lord Ping, “I’ve never been a great fan of Thiago Alcantara.
He sustains far too many injuries, and even when he was well and there was less competition for his position last season, he was unable to make the Liverpool team.
“The competition will be fierce if someone else enters, like Moises Caicedo, Romeo Lavia, or Aurelien Tchouameni. Additionally returning to Liverpool are Curtis Jones, Harvey Elliott, and Stefan Bajcetic, all of whom will want playing time.
Even if Thiago is healthy, I don’t expect to see him play much next season.
If Thiago wants to play in the Premier League, he should sign with one of the top four teams with a lot of possession, such as Man City or Arsenal. I’m sure there are clubs interested in him.
“Thiago plays more effectively the more possession you have. He’s not the finest player when not in possession, and Spain may have a market as well.
He has been a passable player for Liverpool, not a ‘great’ player as some have claimed. He’s been affected by the Premier League’s toughness.