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Movement: New entry
Transfers In: Henrikh Mkhitaryan (Shakhtar Donetsk, £24 million), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Saint-Etienne, undisclosed), Sokratis (Werder Bremen, £8.3 million).
Transfers Out: Leonardo Bittencourt (Hannover 96, £2,4 million), Moritz Leitner (VfB Stuttgart, loan), Julian Koch (1. FSV Mainz 05, loan), Daniel Ginczek (FC Nuremberg, loan), Felipe Santana (FC Schalke 04, £880,000), Mario Gotze (FC Bayern Munich, £32 million), Marvin Bakalorz (released).
Jurgen Klopp always seems to replace exciting players with equally as enthralling talents. Mario Gotze may be long gone, but the arrival of Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang pushes the German side straight into the top five.
These were two of the best performing players across Europe last season. Mkhitaryan was courted by a number of clubs but finalised his Dortmund deal on July 8, according to UEFA. The Armenian joins speedy striker Aubameyang, who arrived at the Westfalenstadion for an undisclosed fee, according to The Guardian.
Alongside the signing of Sokratis (which has been known for a while), Klopp continues to strengthen an excellent squad.