Klopp a fan of ‘really quick’ Kvaratskhelia who made Trent look silly

Khvicha Kvaratskhelia is a player who will certainly be in high demand this summer if he continues to deliver week after week.

The 21-year-old Georgian inevitably caught the attention of Jurgen Klopp after making life difficult for Trent Alexander-Arnold again, although not as hard as in the 4-1 draw in Naples.

“He (Kvaratskhelia) is a good player, they are both good players,” he said. “It was really difficult. I know people will talk about one or two situations with Trent when he tried to get in front of him and the ball passed,” the 55-year-old told reporters in his post-match press conference (via liverpoolfc.com). .

“But he is really good, the boy, and very fast and you have to defend him together right now.

“When he has the first-mover advantage, it’s already gone. You have to try to be there the minute the ball comes in, but if you can’t do that then you need to be protected because he has speed, he’s cheeky, he goes inside, he can go outside, that always makes it really difficult.

“A good player and I thought Trent played a really good game against him, he was really on fire, he was really on, he didn’t get frustrated by one or two situations where he was second best, he stayed in the game and I liked him. Trent’s game tonight.

The Napoli star was seen wearing the No.66 as he showed off his style to the Anfield crowd in the Reds’ final group stage clash.

With a contract that won’t expire until 2027, the man dubbed the ‘Georgian Messi’ won’t be cheap for any potential suitor in 2023.

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Ultimately, we have different types of fish to fry on the transfer market over the next two windows, while midfield remains an obvious concern.

A return to a 4-3-3, as the coaching staff realized that a change in formation would do little to hide the cracks, has brought some stability, but there is clearly a need for serious investment in the middle of the park. as soon as possible. chance.

Kvaratskhelia, if it’s still available beyond the next summer window, is a potential target that will have to wait.

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