This is only accurate if you define "big spend" as being over 180million euros....... because he's spend more than 170million in two seasons at LFC, and 3 of the 5 he's spent over 125million euros.
Now his big purchases have all worked out which is impressive, and he has showed he deserved that backing......but ya, Klopp has gotten backed in the market pretty squarely......as for this summer, maybe Klopp wanted to splash big again....or maybe he was thinking "well this squad isn't old at all, it's clicking and only getting better with time, and since we won the CL and finished a single point away from top of the BPL with a plus 67 GD and having the best form in the league ending the season......do I want to risk ruining this dynamic unless their is some dynamite deal to be had"?
From my perspective, and admittedly I am not a football manager guru, sometimes the smart move for a manager is to keep the squad you have......and if there no real need to strengthen any part of your team (where would you suggest?) then is adding a big name signature worth it? Ya maybe you improve the team, or maybe you mes up the dynamic/player flops, and all you did in the process was pile even more pressure on yourself as manager.
The issue with Carlo is that his squad was actually weakened after he won the double with us, and not just he wasn't backed getting who he wanted......he squad was actively weakened after winning the title.
Conte we all saw the issues, and can anyone say it was addressed as LFC's past issues were? Of course not.....tbf, maybe Klopp is gone too if he acted like Conte did.....so thats an important distinction to factor that Conte's performances merited backing more than Klopp, but his attitude might have made a big difference in getting that backing.
But this LFC side......I admit I remain as ignorant as possible about the,...... what need were they screaming for in this past summer? What would have been a viable upgrade not realistic only in the pages of EA's FIFA games?
Klopps probably been backed better than almost any manager sans Mourinho first era........ but he's shown it a good investment, and all in all while we can complain about specific situations re backing as Chelsea fans, in general we have little to nothing to complain about re the club being backed by Roman....we might not agree with all the decision, and rightfully so in hindsight, but he's spent an ungodly amount of money funding the success we've enjoyed for a decade and a half.