Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is willing to stay patient (Picture: Getty)

Jurgen Klopp insists he is happy to stay patient in his pursuit of Liverpool signings this summer, amid speculation linking the Reds with £70million-rated Naby Keita.

Liverpool have bolstered Klopp’s squad with two additions – Roma winger Mohamed Salah and Chelsea attacker Dominic Solanke – but the club are keen to make further inroads in the coming weeks.

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Klopp was eager to bring Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk to Anfield but Liverpool were forced to withdraw from the transfer race with Southampton complaining of a tapping-up offence.

The Reds are now being heavily linked with a move for Naby Keita – although RB Leipzig are demanding £70m – and Klopp says he will be patient to land his targets.

‘Yes, it will be a difficult one, maybe it’s getting more and more difficult, especially in England,’ he told Liverpool’s official website when asked about the current window.

Klopp has signed two players so far this summer (Picture: Getty)

‘But we have made a lot of good things so far. If you cannot see it so far, you can imagine we have done a lot of things behind the scenes.

‘Sometimes you need to be patient and that’s what we are in at the moment – to wait for the right moment and then we will see what happens.’

While Klopp is believed to be a fan of Keita, who enjoyed a fine season in the Bundesliga, RB Leipzig have dismissed the chances of the Guinean heading to Anfield.

When asked whether the club was ‘immune’ to offers, CEO Oliver Mintzlaff told Sportbuzzer: ‘Yes, and that topic is boring.

Egypt international Mohamed Salah joined the Reds from Roma (Picture: Getty)

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‘This is only our second Bundesliga season, our squad is still the youngest and most likely also the most inexperienced.

‘Sure, it would be great to start where we left off. It’s an advantage that there’s no upheaval.’

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