“If somebody thinks we should do something, I cannot decide if we do something or not in the transfer market, let’s be clear.
“But that’s not something I’m thinking about. It’s just with this group, we can play much better.”
Earlier in the season, Liverpool hero Steve Nicol expressed a belief that Upamecano would be the ideal signing for the Merseyside giants despite United’s interest.
Nicol told ESPN FC: “Oh my goodness, [Liverpool’s title chances] drop a good 20, 25 per cent from where they were, without Van Dijk.
“I think right now Liverpool absolutely, because of this injury, have to go out and spend a lot of money.