The Liverpool lesson Paris Saint-Germain need to learn - and why Werner, and not Pepe, Depay and Fekir, should be on Klopp's shortlist

We very much doubt you need reminding but Liverpool were crowned European champions for the sixth time just under two weeks ago with their historic victory in Madrid sending out a massive statement of intent to the rest of Europe. So that got us thinking... how are the top clubs on the continent reacting to the Reds' win? And how are their summers shaping up? We’ll no doubt be keeping a close eye on what Liverpool’s Premier League rivals are up to throughout pre-season. So for this podcast, the first of two European specials, Paul Wheelock speaks to a French football expert and a German football expert to get the lowdown from Ligue Un and the Bundesliga. Rich Allen is a French football writer and podcaster for Get French Football News and French Football Weekly who we have had on Blood Red before. And we caught up again to talk Paris Saint-Germain, the lesson they should learn from Liverpool, the battle of egos between Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, the rise of Lille, why Jurgen Klopp should not make a move for Nicolas Pepe or Memphis Depay... and, of course, how could we not speak about Nabil Fekir? You will then hear from’s Ronan Murphy, in which he talks about the big spending already been done by Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund, Klopp’s chance of returning to Germany in the future and whether Timo Werner will be on the market this summer, and whether he would be a good buy for Liverpool.

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