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John Aldridge wants Klopp to sign Palace star

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Klopp needs to sign Wilfried Zaha from Crystal Palace according to the Liverpool legend who believes that the Ivorian who wants to play in the Champions League.

Jurgen Klopp is currently busy with the transfer market. Although the club is in a strong place following the Champions League triumph, a few additions are needed. Indeed the club faltered a little in the English Premier League last season. And in order to avoid a similar fate befall them, the Merseyside giants need to invest in the right players.

Liverpool’s recruitment team has been working alongside Jurgen Klopp to identify players who are most suited to the team. And according to a former player, Wilfried Zaha is one of those players who can fit in the squad.

Zaha harbours the ambition to play in the Champions League and Aldridge believes that Klopp should sign the former Manchester United man.

“Wilfried Zaha is the one I think he should go for,” he said, as reported by The Express.

“With Daniel Sturridge leaving the club and his huge wages coming off the weekly bill, it opens up the opportunity for Klopp to sign an out-and-out goalscorer who could offer something different if one of the front three is injured or out of form.

“Zaha has given Liverpool some real problems in the last couple of years and Klopp’s ability to turn talents of his type into consistent performers has to make him the kind of player who could thrive at Anfield.”

And Zaha might also not be against the idea of leaving Selhurst Park. The Ivorian has already said that he wants to do much more in football. However, due to his father’s health, Zaha might choose to stay at Palace.

“My dad had a stroke,” he said. “He lived away from me, but as soon as he had a stroke it was an eye opener that I need to keep him close. He’s not as young as he was before.

“Now, on a Friday before games, he tends to pray with me, before the games.

“If I wasn’t home, I wouldn’t be able to do that, so it makes a massive difference.”