Ranked: How new Liverpool signings have done under Jurgen Klopp

Loris Karius

Loris Karius hasn’t enjoyed a seamless transition into the Liverpool side. The 23-year-old was signed in a £4.7m deal from Bundesliga side Mainz in the summer transfer window. A broken hand in pre-season sidelined Karius until late September. While the Germany Under-21 international helped to maintain Liverpool’s unbeaten record, Karius looked decidedly nervous. However, the number one made seven saves during a 6-1 win against Watford in a performance which appeared to highlight that the German is finding his feet and growing in confidence. B-

Ragnar Klavan

Ragnar Klavan was something of an unknown quantity when he arrived at Anfield in the summer from Bundesliga side Augsburg. Klavan started Liverpool’s opening two Premier League games before Joel Matip’s return from injury. He has been handed a watching brief since Turf Moor in the Premier League aside from starting alongside Joel Matip in a 5-1 win against Hull City. The Estonia international did play 90 minutes of Liverpool’s 2-1 win against Tottenham Hotspur in the League Cup – though. C

Joel Matip

Matip is a strong contender for best-value signing of the summer. The Cameroon international was signed on a free transfer from Schalke 04 in February and he completed his move at the end of the 2015-16 season. The African is a towering influence at the back but has shown remarkable composure on the ball for such a tall defender. He is not cumbersome like Mamadou Sakho. He looks like a first-choice Liverpool centre-half for years to come. B+

Georginio Wijnaldum

Georginio Wijnaldum made a strong start to his Liverpool career even if his performances were overshadowed by the form of his fellow summer signings Sadio Mane and Matip. However, the Netherlands international suffered a hamstring injury in the international break in October which has resulted in the midfielder losing his place to Germany international Emre Can. Wijnaldum can console himself – for now – with his first Liverpool goal in their 6-1 rout of Watford. B

Sadio Mane

The pick of Jurgen Klopp’s summer signings. Sadio Mane moved to Liverpool in a £34m deal from Southampton in July. The size of the transfer fee was questioned despite his consistent performances for the Saints over the past two seasons. Mane is Liverpool’s leading goal-scorer in the Premier League after a return of six goals in 10 appearances. His pace has brought an added dimension to the Liverpool side and his accurate finishing has been a welcome surprise. A

Marko Grujic

The Serbia international has been limited to a couple of cameo appearances from the bench in the Premier League. Marko Grujic made his first start in a 3-0 win against Derby County in the League Cup. N/A

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