Jurgen Klopp told to make this Liverpool summer signing now

Steve Nicol has urged Jurgen Klopp to consider signing Douglas Costa from Bayern Munich this summer

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp Photo: The Sport Review

Steve Nicol has urged Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp to make a summer transfer swoop to sign Douglas Costa from Bayern Munich this summer.

The Reds have been heavily linked with a number of players in the last few weeks as Klopp looks to strengthen his team ahead of a return to the Champions League next season.

Liverpool booked their place in the Champions League next season by beating Arsenal to a fourth-placed finish in the Premier League last term.

The 26-year-old midfielder scored four goals and made three assists in 23 Bundesliga games for Bayern Munich last season.

And former Liverpool defender Nicol would back the Reds if they were to make a move for the Brazilian midfielder.

Nicol told ESPN FC: “I’ll take him at Liverpool absolutely.

“Klopp’s shown he can sort out young players so absolutely.

“The guy’s got ability, no question. Considering the quality he’s got and he’s not quite matured yet, I’m sure most coaches think they can turn young players around.

“I think he would be a good signing for Liverpool.”

Liverpool will be hoping to challenge for silverware on four fronts next season as Klopp gears up for his second full season in charge at Anfield.

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The German was appointed as Brendan Rodgers’ permanent successor at Anfield back in October 2015.

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