"Of course, I would have liked to become a Champions League victor, and I would not have returned the title if shown various indiscretions. Are you ready?" Pele just felt the need to respond.
Klopp didn't entertain the idea of signing an alternative player, and Liverpool will go into the season without an extra creative midfielder.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has announced that his centre-half Dejan Lovren will miss out on the Reds season opener against West Ham on Sunday after his late return to Merseyside following a post-World Cup final break.
You'll hear confirmed team news from Anfield here and across our media channels first at around 12.30pm, but we already know bits and bobs about who's likely - and unlikely - feature. "He wants to play good football, as good as he is able to do". "We will see, we have no big issues but little things".
As for other scoring options, Daniel Sturridge won't start but he's been Liverpool's top scorer in pre-season and the rejuvenated striker could be worth a look for last goal at 7/2.
"I do not expect that [returning the trophy] from him [Ramos], I only expect that he gives more thought to his assessment of certain situations".
But as we know opening day games are never simple, often provide shocks, always unpredictable and most definitely full of incident.
Of course, Pele could have easily said that he was backing Manchester City with their Brazilian quartet of Gabriel Jesus, Fernandinho, Ederson and Danilo. "That's why I am backing Jurgen Klopp's side to pip them to the title".
"We do not have to play much better in the games against City - if we perform like we did past year, that would already be good". "That depends only on how we play, perform and fight, not on what I say now". They didn't lose any player.
Little wonder, then, that the 26-year-old Swiss worldwide is all too aware that he has a point to prove to his critics and is relishing the idea that joining Liverpool has offered him the flawless opportunity to do so. "That is the case and a fact".