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Liverpool No2 Krawietz details summer market approach: Any new player had to make difference

Liverpool assistant manager Peter Krawietz says they were delighted with their squad depth going into this season.

After signing Thiago Alcantara, Diogo Jota and Kostas Tsimikas, Liverpool's staff were convinced that no recruitments were needed ahead of their pursuit of a successive title.

Krawietz told the Athletic: “Our conviction was total. As total as it can be.

“We knew that there are no guarantees. But we were convinced that the squad's composition was ideal for the challenges that season posed.

“There were no reasons to make any fundamental changes. Unless you're totally certain that a new player will move things forward, you're better off staying well clear.

“You're not doing your team and the new guy any favours otherwise.

“We knew that we were very well set up. We had played well and had had success but we did see the potential for development within.

“That's always the basis for making such decisions. Finances come into it as well. But the decision not to make any changes was informed by us knowing it wasn't necessary."

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