EPL: Mac Allister on how Jurgen Klopp convinced him to sign for Liverpool


Alexis Mac Allister has revealed how a conversation with manager Jurgen Klopp led to him choosing to sign for Liverpool this summer.

The midfielder has attracted interest from Liverpool, Newcastle, Chelsea, Tottenham, Juventus and Atletico Madrid with his stunning performances for Argentina and Brighton and Hove Albion during the 2022/23 season – helping his nation win the World Cup and his club qualify. for the first time in UEFA Europa League history.

Mac Allister would eventually opt for Liverpool this summer, signing a deal that will keep him at Anfield until 2028.

Speaking to ESPN Argentina about the decision to join the Reds, Mac Allister spoke about the influence of the discussion with Klopp on his decision, saying: “I had the chance to talk to him. It was one of the most important things to do in the decision.” so early on the market.

“I saw the desire to have myself and the desire to keep winning titles for the club, so that was very important to me. We talked about football as he sees it and the desire for the club to keep growing and winning trophies.”

“To come to one of the biggest clubs in the world and the biggest in England is a great joy and a dream. I want to make the most of this opportunity because it has caught me at a very good moment in my career.”

“I really want to start with my new team-mates and my new coach to get to know each other and train in the best way to make it a good season. I feel that Liverpool was the right move not only for the present but also for the history that they have and the passion , which he passes on so much.’

The Reds are set to add another midfielder to their ranks soon, with 90min recently reporting that the club have held talks with representatives of Manu Kone and Kephren Thruam.

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