Because I'm a midfielder and Gerrard was always the boss of the side, it couldn't be anyone else other than Steven Gerrard - that's who you'd be when you were playing, wanting to be like him.
The signing of Alisson serves as a death knell to Karius' hopes of establishing himself as first choice, but Klopp insists he still has a role to play at Anfield.
The German manager also said he doesn't care if people think he is a hypocrite for those comments after having paid record fees for two players since the start of 2018. It's a job we have done a few times.
"We don't care what the world around us is thinking, like Man United didn't care what I had to say about it".
Nat Phillips - 6: Composed presence at the back, cutting out some risky balls with his head, was not really at fault for any of the Dortmund goals but maybe could have stepped in a bit more when he saw the danger.
"He is the No.1 for Brazil and then there is the fee". When we are convinced about it then thank God our ownership believes that much in the project that they say "okay, let's do it". When Alisson is ready, he will be in our goal.
"Shaqiri, we saw him play in the World Cup, I know Stoke were relegated but he had a lot of good games. So far it's a really good year for us, pretty successful last year". That is maybe the only difference. The World Cup is not a tournament you only play a little bit.
"But for that to happen we need a strong squad around him and Loris is an outstanding goalkeeper. So we will see". That is what we have tried to do.
However, two crucial mistakes in Kiev ultimately gifted Read Madrid the Champions League trophy whilst firmly highlighting Liverpool's need for a world-class goalkeeper if they had any intention of challenging the best clubs in Europe.