Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has remained tight-lipped when asked about any potential transfer for Bayern Munich ace Thiago Alcantara.
The Premier League champions have been constantly linked with a move for the midfielder though are yet to confirm any deal.
Indeed, the Reds have made just one signing so far this summer bringing in full-back Kostas Tsimikas.
In comparison, Chelsea have signed four players with Frank Lampard boosting his squad with the signings of Hakim Ziyech, Timo Werner, Ben Chilwell and Malang Sarr.
Klopp, though, is wary of the impact the coronavirus pandemic is having on the transfer market.
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And the German was giving little away when talking about his pursuit of Bayern Munich star Thiago.
When asked about Thiago by Servus TV, Klopp said: “There are a lot of interesting players out there but if someone is interesting for us I can’t say right now.
“Due to COVID-19 you have to think five times about what you can and what you can’t do.
“We always have to pay attention to the financial aspect. We don’t know how much money will come in.
Thiago Alcantara has been linked with Liverpool all summer
“Nobody knows but it seems like some other teams have a more positive outlook on the future… if you look at Chelsea for example [laughs].
“But I am very happy with my team right now. If something transfer related will happen we have to see.”
Wayne Rooney believes the signing of Thiago would see plenty more success at Anfield.
“I think it is City or Liverpool [for the title],” he told talkSPORT.
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