Gaston Ramirez is the shock name on Liverpool's summer transfer shortlist
Liverpool have struggled in 2017 and have dropped out of the top four.
And Klopp is already considering his summer targets to bolster his squad and improve their title hopes for next season.
Gaston Ramirez has been an important player for Middlesbrough this season
Gaston Ramirez joined Middlesbrough from Southampton last summer
Liverpool have looked stale and out of ideas in recent weeks without Sadio Mane and with Philippe Coutinho fighting to rediscover his form from before his injury.
And, according to tuttomercatoweb.com, Middlesbrough's Ramirez is under consideration with informal contact already made.
Ramirez arrived in England in 2012 when he joined Southampton from Bologna.
Gaston Ramirez joined Southampton from Bologna in 2012
He started well on the south coast and was linked with moves to high profile clubs including Atletico Madrid and Borrusia Dortmund.
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But he struggled with injuries and was then farmed out on loan to Hull and then Middlesbrough before making the move to the Riverside permanent.
And he has played 17 games for Boro this term despite handing in a transfer request in January in an attempt to force a move to Leicester.
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Aitor Karanka insisted he had to stay put to help them stave off relegation.
Boro boss Karanka said: "He is and he will be an important player in this team and he knows that.
"He knows the effort that the club made to sign him last season and therefore that the club made this summer to sign him permanently."