Is Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp a hypocrite for criticising Frank Lampard’s spending at Chelsea?
In gentle of the Blues splashing greater than £200million on new gamers forward of the 2020/21 marketing campaign, Klopp questioned the method of golf equipment who’re ‘owned by international locations and oligarchs’ within the present local weather.
Chelsea have been considerably busier than every other Premier League membership, signing Hakim Ziyech, Timo Werner, Kai Havertz and Ben Chilwell for giant charges – however the Blues have been enjoying catch-up following final season’s switch ban.
Yesterday, Lampard hit again at Klopp, highlighting big-money signings like Virgil van Dijk, Alisson, Fabinho, Naby Keita, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah – who price Liverpool a complete of £297m mixed.
Laura Woods, talking on talkSPORT Breakfast, backed the Blues boss in his newest confrontation with the Liverpool supervisor, saying Klopp’s feedback have been ‘a bit wealthy’ – when you’ll excuse the pun.
She stated: “I feel it’s just a little bit unfair to criticise Frank Lampard, who didn’t have a window.
“A kind of offers, Ziyech, was already finished.
“I feel it’s a bit wealthy (ha!) to be doing that.”
It’s not the primary time Klopp and Lampard have clashed, and Ally McCoist suggests there may nonetheless be some bitterness between the pair.
Throughout Chelsea’s 5-Three defeat at Anfield in July, the 2 managers have been concerned in a fiery trade on the touchline, earlier than Lampard branded Liverpool as ‘smug’.
McCoist added: “Possibly there’s a foul style left within the mouth there.
On Klopp’s feedback, the Scotsman continued: “Why even become involved in it? It’s nothing to do with you, simply focus by yourself affairs.”