Report: Klopp thinks £150,000-a-week Liverpool target a consummate professional

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag and Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp both rate Mateo Kovacic of Chelsea highly.

Liverpool, Manchester United and Manchester City linked with Chelsea star Mateo Kovacic

That’s according to a report in 90min, who have added that Manchester City are also keen on the Croatia international midfielder.

Liverpool, Manchester United and Manchester City all are interested in signing Chelsea midfielder Kovacic in the summer transfer window.

According to the report, the 28-year-old former Real Madrid star “is regarded as a consummate professional – even by rival managers Erik ten Hag, Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp”.

HITC Verdict: Good potential signing

In our view, Mateo Kovacic would make Liverpool, Manchester United or Manchester City better if he did join them from Chelsea in the summer transfer window.

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The 28-year-old is used to playing for big teams in big games in big competitions.

After all, Kovacic played for Real Madrid and is now at Chelsea.

The Croatian star is a very cultured midfielder who would make Liverpool, United or City better and stronger in the middle of the park.

Kovacic has made 11 starts and eight substitute appearances in the Premier League for Chelsea so far this season.

The midfielder has scored one goal and given one assist in those games.

The £150,000-a-week (SalarySport) star has scored one goal in six UEFA Champions League matches for Chelsea so far this season.

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