Gary Neville predicts Liverpool to plummet after Jurgen Klopp leaves 10 months ago

Gary Neville predicts Liverpool to plummet after Jurgen Klopp leaves

'Klopp is punching so far above his weight.'

Gary Neville reckons Liverpool fans will lose patience with Fenway Sports Group (FSG) very soon after Jurgen Klopp departs the club.

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Liverpool are currently in the running to end the season with four trophies, no Premier League side has ever managed to win the quadruple.

Gary Neville

Gary Neville claims the Liverpool owners are underinvesting.

Neville highlighted the raised standards in ownership following the controversy with links between the Chelsea owner and Vladimir Putin.

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The former Manchester United captain reckons it's only a matter of time until Liverpool fans turn on their owners.

Gary Neville

Klopp is working wonders on Merseyside according to Neville, who has a net spend of £132m since the German arrived at Anfield in 2015.

"There is a big moment that has come off the back of Roman Abramovich, I think it will be a lot harder to get into English football in the future. I think fans will have a higher hurdle in terms of what they expect from their owners," Neville said on The Overlap.

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"Liverpool, at this moment in time, the fans are quiet because of the fact they have a brilliant manager and a brilliant team.

"But that will change the minute that Klopp goes and they start going down and the money that they are spending takes them to where they probably should be which is fourth or fifth.

Gary Neville

Neville says Jurgen Klopp is overachieving at Liverpool.

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The 47-year-old described Klopp's tenure at Liverpool as "absolutely exceptional," having won a Champions League, Premier League, Carabao Cup, and a Club World Cup since 2019.

Neville said there will be 'a correction' in league positioning once Klopp leaves, which will equal their level of spending.

He alluded to Liverpool fans being discontent at their spending in the transfer market compared to other Premier League competitors.

"What Klopp is doing at Liverpool is absolutely exceptional. He is punching so far above his weight it is untrue with that club. He's a genius of a manager, he absolutely is," Neville added.

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"And once he leaves, and that could be four or five years, and the club are spending the same level of money, there will be a correction.

"Liverpool fans will not be happy with their owners because they want that money at the level of Manchester United, Manchester City, and Chelsea."

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