FC Barcelona: Jürgen Klopp is heavily critical of Lewandowski's change

  Liverpool coach Jürgen Klopp does not understand Barca - and issues a warning. Liverpool coach Jürgen Klopp does not understand Barca - and issues a warning. Bild: Imago-Images / Pro Sports Images

FC Barcelona made a lot of personnel upgrades in the last transfer period. The Spanish club have signed several top players including Raphinha, Jules Koundé, Franck Kessie and Andreas Christensen. Also the German star striker Robert Lewandowski, who for that the 31-time Bundesliga champion FC Bayern left.

  Robert Lewandowski came to FC Barcelona for 45 million euros. Robert Lewandowski came to FC Barcelona for 45 million euros. Bild: imago-images / Jan Huebner

Since then, not only football fans have been puzzled as to how FC Barcelona can finance it. Even within the football business, the expensive transfers cannot always be understood. Bayern coach Julian Nagelsmann, for example, stated that the Spaniards would always find a solution for the transfer of a desired player. But he doesn't know how they do it. It is the only club in the world that has no money, but buys every player, he says.

Jurgen Klopp has no understanding for Barcelona

Jürgen Klopp is also amazed at the actions of the Catalans. He cannot understand how FC Barcelona is going about it. For various reasons not like him in the Interview told with the 'kicker'.

'If you tell me I don't have any money, I won't spend anything anymore.' Jürgen Klopp

'One reason is that I'm not a financial expert,' he says. 'The second: If you tell me I don't have any money, then I won't spend anything anymore.' The ex-trainer of the Germans reveals that his credit card was also cut up a few years ago National team . 'I watch it like a football fan, I don't understand it.'

  Coaches Julian Nagelsmann (left) and Jürgen Klopp both don't understand FC Barcelona. Coaches Julian Nagelsmann (left) and Jürgen Klopp both don't understand FC Barcelona. Bild: imago-images / motivio

Cautious look at Barca's future

Jürgen Klopp found FC Barcelona 'simply outstanding' in recent decades. He 'hopes they can pull it off,' he says.



FC Barcelona made deals worth millions to sign the top players, they sold TV rights and the Camp Nou stadium name.

'I don't know if there is an Aki Watzke in Barcelona.' Jürgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp issues a warning to Barca. Because the only club he knows that bought the stadium and other rights in advance was Borussia Dortmund. 'Aki Watzke had to come at the last second and save the whole thing,' says Klopp. 'And I don't know if there is an Aki Watzke in Barcelona.'