Liverpool have signed three players this summer, and while Mohamed Salah is undoubtedly a fine addition, finding a way to secure Virgil van Dijk and Naby Keïta would make this the club's best transfer window in a generation. Both talented players would be instant upgrades on existing squad members in their respective positions; moreover, these highly-rated players that appear to be ideal for quite a few rival clubs want to come to Anfield. Despite Liverpool being busy trying to secure players at or heading towards their peak, questions zeroed in on what Jürgen Klopp thought of Everton presumably spending all that Romelu Lukaku money before he left to play for a club with heavyweight stature and history for the first time in his career. Unsurprisingly, Klopp made it clear where his focus was.
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It’s not all transfer news and bullshit these days, even if between Liverpool’s frustrating pursuit of Naby Keïta and Virgil van Dijk and Barcelona’s ridiculous low-ball offers for Philippe Coutinho it can feel a little that way at times. No, there’s also pre-season football to keep track of. And today there’s good news for Liverpool fans on that front, as Sadio Mané and Danny Ings had their first day in full training with the rest of the team as players returned to action at Melwood following the Hong Kong leg of 2017’s pre-season tour. Both players had remained behind in solo training while their teammates and the coaching staff flew out to take part in the Premier League Asia Trophy and recorded