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Liverpool urged to sign €100 m defender

Former Liverpool striker John Aldridge thinks Liverpool should try to sign Kalidou Koulibaly from Napoli as a replacement for Dejan Lovren.

Aldridge says Lovren make mistakes so often, that he need to be replaced. Despite the fact, that Joe Gomez and Joel Matip are injured, former Merseyside club player thinks Senegal international Koulibaly will be the last element for the squad to win the EPL title.

“This is not a moment for Liverpool to hit the panic button.” he told Irish Independent.

‘But I would urge the club to consider making a move in the transfer market that could allow them to fit the final piece of a title-winning jigsaw into place.

‘Dejan Lovren was a weak link in the defence once again as Jurgen Klopp’s men lost their first Premier League game of the season at Manchester City and I suspect the Croatian will need to be replaced sooner rather than later if this team are to turn potential into success.

‘We have seen the impact made by Virgil van Dijk since his £75m arrival last January and I wonder whether a move for a powerhouse defender like Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly could give Klopp’s side the bit they need at the back.

‘Top-quality opposition continue to get joy out of targeting Lovren, as he as a tendency to lose concentration and this is why I believe Van Dijk needs an A-list defensive partner.’ he added.

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