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Liverpool manager Klopp: We must buy the right centre-half

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has played down suggestions regarding a January spending spree.

The Reds have been dealt a huge blow with the loss of Joel Matip to an ACL injury.

The 32-year-old is out for the rest of the season and his contract expires at the end of the term as well.

Per The Mirror, the Premier League giants are chasing Wolfsburg defender Maxence Lacroix.

During a pre-match press conference, Klopp responded: "You always talk about transfers like it is the easiest thing in the world. They all cost money, it must be the right player. We still have four centre-backs. Tell me a club which wants to sell a top, top centre-half. Tell me one."

He continued: "Is it now perfect? As long as we can go with those four [center-backs]. If not, then it will be a bit more tricky with the amount of games coming up. It was never wonderland when you bring a world-class center-back until the other one is fit again.

"As long as other clubs don't put them under the Christmas tree for us and say, 'Take it and use it for as long as you need it'... I didn't really think about it yet because it was only five days since we had that problem. I don't think so, to be honest."

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