Jurgen Klopp’s arrival at Anfield last year was a breath of fresh air in the eyes of most people connected with Liverpool FC.
But perhaps not Liverpool right-back Nathaniel Clyne.
According to Duncan Castles in The Sunday Times, Clyne is “dissatisfied with his status” at the club since Klopp’s arrival.
This seems very odd, seeing as Clyne started 33 Premier League games for the Reds last season, more than any other outfield player.
Nevertheless, the report claims that a dissatisfied Clyne was offered to Barcelona, but the La Liga champions passed on the opportunity to sign the 25-year-old.
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Former Southampton star Clyne was offered to Barca, claim The Times, as a replacement for Brazilian full-back Dani Alves, who moved to Juventus this summer.
Despite suggestions that he is unsettled under Klopp, Clyne was one of Liverpool’s best players last term.
The Times did not speculate on how much Clyne might have cost Barca, but – based on the current market – one can assume that it would have been much more than the £12.5m (free reported by BBC Sport) they paid Southampton last summer.