Jurgen Klopp already knows Liverpool’s next striker signing who is well known to Roberto Firmino

Liverpool will be one of the most followed clubs in the summer when it comes to transfer activities. With Jurgen Klopp arriving at Anfield, there are exciting times ahead for The Reds as he is known to sign talented players with very little transfer budgets.

According to German newspaper RNZ, Liverpool are planning a transfer move for Hoffenheim forward Kevin Volland, who had a fruitful partnership with the current Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino.

Volland has 8 goals and 7 assists from 29 appearances this season and has grown massively as a player. With his stellar performances, several Bundesliga and Serie A clubs are interested in signing the 23-year old attacker, however, Klopp is the most interested in bringing to Anfield next season.

According to RNZ, Volland has a €15million buyout clause in his contract which would seem like a bargain given what he can offer to any club he signs for. Firmino and Volland had forged a deadly partnership where they invariably laid assists for each others and scored some really important goals on their own.

Liverpool keen on signing Kevin Volland
  Volland and Firmino during their Hoffenheim days

Why should Liverpool sign Kevin Volland?

Perhaps the biggest reason is Volland’s work ethic which is similar to what Klopp demands from his players. Volland is never shy of covering that extra blade of grass which will help his team to win back the ball or start a quick counter attack.

Volland is equally adapt to playing as a centre-forward or come from the wide areas. He will be a natural fit to Klopp’s 4-3-3 formation like his former teammate Roberto Firmino. Volland loves to run with the ball, create chances and give his all for the team’s cause.

Add to that a €15million price tag seems like a bargain given he is only 23 and has a bright future ahead of him. According to Liverpool Echo, Firmino rates Volland very highly and which has really got Klopp thinking hard on signing the German International striker next season.

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