Liverpool legend John Barnes has warned that players won't necessarily favour a move to Anfield over the likes of Manchester City this summer even given the Reds' sensational season.
Jurgen Klopp is likely to be keen to add one or two stars to his squad this summer as he tries to retain the Premier League title next season as well as win back the Champions League.
The likes of Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly have been linked, but speaking to BonusCodeBets.co.uk, Barnes said finances will still have a big part to play in any deal.
"If Manchester City offer Koulibaly twice the salary, then he'll go to Manchester City," Barnes said.
"The whole idea that Liverpool are the champions and that means he’ll go to them, that’s not the case. Liverpool is an attractive proposition, as attractive as anybody else, whether they are more attractive than Barcelona or Manchester City I don’t think that’s necessarily true.
"What may happen is that his type of football may suit Liverpool. I don’t think he’s suited to the type of football that Manchester City play."
Some may question why Liverpool need any further signings given the ease with which they won the title this season.
But Barnes thinks it is important that they do not go stale, and has urged them to make moves in the window if there are players available that they think could improve the squad.
"Liverpool always looking to improve on players and you’re always going to be linked with players if you’re a big club and it’s a good time to buy when you’re at the top," he added.
"I don’t think there’ll be many signings coming to Liverpool. If there’s a signing that they feel will improve them they’ll do that, but that’s no different to any other club."
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