By Jan Aage Fjortoft For The Mail On Sunday
Published: 22:30 BST, 19 September 2020 | Updated: 02:08 BST, 20 September 2020
It is always important for clubs to improve when they are at the top. Freshen up the squad, keep the star players on their toes.
When I was growing up, it was something Liverpool were always good at. They have done it again with the signing of Thiago.
He was the best player in the Champions League final and Liverpool have managed to get him for £27million at a time when Chelsea have spent nearly £150m on Kai Havertz and Timo Werner, and Manchester United may have to pay more than £100m for Jadon Sancho. That is great business by Jurgen Klopp.
Thiago Alcantara is capable of taking Liverpool to the next level after his move from Bayern
I remember when Pep Guardiola came to Bayern Munich there was a headline in a German magazine and it read: 'Thiago oder nichts'. Thiago or nothing. He was still at Barcelona, a talented player but not a star. Yet here was Pep saying that this was the man I want to conduct my play. He knew what we now all see.
Liverpool's front three will love this signing. When you