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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has admitted that he would sanction the sale of unhappy players who are not committed to his plans at Anfield. The German coach also suggested that he will allow his star players to leave the side if they decide to no longer continue with the Merseyside club.
The Brazilian duo of Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino are the star players for the Reds. The former Inter Milan midfielder has been linked with a move away from the club, with Barcelona and Real Madrid reportedly interested in his services. However, the player had rubbished the rumours in the first half of the season.
Klopp saw his best players leave during his time at Borussia Dortmund, when Mario Gotze and Robert Lewandowski were signed by Bayern Munich. He is aware that a similar situation could arise at Liverpool and the former Bundesliga boss claims that his side needs to deal with the situation.
"Everything is okay in this moment but nobody in the world, maybe only (Lionel) Messi, is unsellable," Klopp explained, as quoted by the Liverpool Echo.
"There is always a situation. I come from a club [Dortmund] where always the best players are picked by other teams and at the end you have to accept a few things and you always need to have a Plan B or Plan C.
"If any player comes to me and says I don't feel comfortable and things like this, and I want to leave, our style of play blah blah, and more money, then you always have to start thinking. That's all I can say on this.
"Coutinho, Firmino, so many players are very special. You could go through the whole squad. That's why I give a general answer.
"If a player wants to go to another club then I'd always be open because I don't want to have a player in my squad who doesn't want to be in the squad. These are problems you don't need during a season. A player cannot be good enough for you to have to cope with the problems for one year."