Ryan Krafenberg joins Liverpool from Bayern Munich on transfer deadline day and chooses to wear a forgotten number at Anfield.
Ryan Krafenberg joined Liverpool from Bayern Munich for £34 million and he has chosen to wear a shirt number that has gone untouched for the past five years. The midfielder is the fourth midfielder to sign for Liverpool this สมัคร ufabet summer, with Alexis Mac Allister being bought from Brighton for £55m, while Dominick Soboszlai arrived for £60m from RB Leipzig. Liverpool also splashed out £19m to sign Wataru Endo from Stuttgart and Krafenberg is now ready. Competing with his newly arrived team-mates for space in Jürgen Klopp’s starting XI.
The 21-year-old joins just one day after joining Bayern Munich from Ajax for £15 million. Krafenberg has made just 33 appearances for the German club. Mostly as a reserve. He will wear number 38 for his first season with the Reds. This is the same number he wore for Ajax in 2018-19 and his first season as a senior player in the top flight. He also wore the number during his time at Bayern Munich. Wanik, even if it was for a short period of time.
And this is the first time the number has been worn at Anfield in five years, with Jon Flanagan being the last Reds player to wear the number. Krafenberg could make his Anfield debut during the game. Home on Sunday 3 September to face Aston Villa and the newest player on Merseyside can’t wait to be at Anfield and he admits You’ll know this isn’t a dream when you hear fans sing ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’.
Krafenberg said: “I am very happy. Very happy the deal is done. And finally I arrived here. If you look from outside It’s one of the biggest clubs in the world. “ The fans, the stadium, I think everything from outside is amazing. That is the reason why (So this is the right club) I’m looking forward to it. It’s really [playing at Anfield] and I can’t wait to hear ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’.” “ Now we start again. It’s a new beginning. And I will give my all for this club. I [want] to win awards. Winning awards, playing a lot and showing them who we are and who I am.”
Klopp has revealed the signing of this contract . “Really happy. that drew him in Because he has great talent. Everyone knows that,” Klopp told Liverpool TV. “He’s 21 years old, has already played over 100 games for Ajax. I wouldn’t talk about a difficult season with Bayern because in that age group, That size is completely normal. You step into a world-class team And he has time to play and stuff like that. But as Thomas Tuchel said today at the press conference in Munich I think that’s where he’s best. They don’t have it in their system, but we have it. That’s a good thing.”