By Jeorge Bird For Mailonline
Published: 19:37 BST, 9 September 2020 | Updated: 20:15 BST, 9 September 2020
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has stressed that his team's unity will be a major factor in the title race despite the spending power of their rivals.
After ending their 30 year wait to win the league title, Liverpool have had a rather quiet transfer window so far, with their sole acquisition seeing left-back Kostas Tsimakas arrive from Olympiacos for £11.75million.
Despite the financial uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Manchester City and Chelsea have both spent heavily in this transfer window.
Jurgen Klopp has stressed that Liverpool don't need to spend big to enjoy major success
Manchester City signed centre-back Nathan Ake this summer for a fee of £40million
Chelsea have spent significantly, with £89million Kai Havertz amongst their many purchases
City signed defender Nathan Ake from Bournemouth for £40million, with winger Ferran Torres joining from Valencia for £20.75million.
Chelsea, meanwhile, have been heavily active in the transfer market, securing deals for Hakim Ziyech (£37m), Chilwell (£50m), Timo Werner (£53m), Kai Havertz (£89m) while also brinign in Thiago Silva and Malang Sarr on free transfers.
Klopp, however, stressed that success isn't based entirely on a club's actions in the transfer market and says that Liverpool can still be successful even if they don't have