Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp and star defender, Virgil van Dijk are reportedly targets for Spanish giants, Barcelona and Real Madrid as per reports in Spain. According to the Star, the duo are looking to make changes in personnel as they look to challenge for the European trophy in the future.
There is said to be pressure on both Ernesto Valverde and Zinedine Zidane to improve on results, with it being understood that failure to either win the domestic or European honours this season could see one of them get the sack.
Real Madrid and Barcelona are ready to battle over a potential “mammoth double deal” for Liverpool pair Jurgen Klopp and Virgil van Dijk, according to the Star. The Merseyside club’s manager and POTY centre-back have been vital in their rise to becoming one of Europe’s top sides. pic.twitter.com/J2v5DGRuOG
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Liverpool for their part will not let either of them go at any cost and even if they did, it would take a monumental offer from either of the Spanish giants to get them to consider letting go of their two important stars.
Klopp is currently contracted with the Reds till 2022 and has always reiterated an intention to leave the club once his deal expires while Van Djik only recently signed a new contract with the club which would keep him at Anfield till 2025.
It would be very unlikely that either would look to leave Liverpool before the end of their contracts, though when clubs of the stature of Barcelona and Real come calling, they do tend to change the minds of even the most loyal of players.