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Arsene Wenger has explained the ‘problem’ with Thiago at Liverpool
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has explained the ‘problem’ Jurgen Klopp has with Thiago at Liverpool.
The Premier League champions signed Spanish midfielder Thiago from Bayern Munich last summer in a deal costing £20million.
Thiago – rated as one of the best midfielders in Europe – was expected to thrive at Anfield but he has endured an underwhelming first season in the Premier League.
The 29-year-old has missed a number of games due to injury and even when fit has at times flattered to deceive, with Liverpool’s title defence crumbling over the past month.
Arsenal legend Wenger is aware of Thiago’s ability but says he has unwittingly caused a ‘problem’ for Reds boss Klopp.
Speaking ahead of Liverpool’s 2-0 Champions League win over RB Leipzig, Wenger told beIN Sports: ‘Thiago, for me, shows the typical problem of a manager.