Jurgen Klopp has explained how Rhian Brewster’s desire and need for minutes this season was the primary motivator behind his transfer out of Liverpool yesterday.
The striker left for £23.5m, with the Reds insisting a buyback clause is inserted into the transfer that enables us to get him back in three years.
The manager has said that if Brewster was older, he’d happily keep him around – but that the young forward simply needs to play and needs to play now.
Klopp has intimated that while Jones is willing to fight for appearances and be patient, Brewster’s has run out – and after his loan spell at Swansea in which he tore up trees – we can understand why.
“Rhian couldn’t make it here, so far (into the first team),” Klopp said, reported in the Echo.
“That’s pretty much the information. But he has made big steps in his … Read the rest