‘Dani Alves would be a hit at Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool’

first_imgFormer Manchester United and Brazil midfielder Kleberson says his old international teammate Dani Alves could be a hit at Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool after the full-back’s departure from Paris Saint-Germain.Alves left the Ligue 1 champions last month after winning back-to-back titles during his two-year spell in the French capital.The 36-year-old, who is set to skipper his country when they take on Peru in the Copa America final on Sunday, is yet to reveal what his next move will be in club football. Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘Everyone legged it on to the pitch!’ – How Foden went from Man City superfan to future superstar Emery out of jail – for now – as brilliant Pepe papers over Arsenal’s cracks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? Ox-rated! Dream night in Genk for Liverpool ace after injury nightmare Kleberson, who won the World Cup with Brazil in Japan and South Korea in 2002, played alongside former Barcelona full-back Alves between 2006-10 for the Selecao.And the retired midfielder, who finished his playing career with the Indy Eleven and Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the NASL and now coaches with the Philadelphia Union academy in MLS, says while he had been keen for his old teammate to join him to see out the final years of his career in the United States, Alves could still be a significant player for the new European champions.“I wanted to get Dani Alves to join me in the MLS,” said Kleberson. “He’s a phenomenal player with amazing quality. I feel maybe could fit in well at Liverpool and Klopp would like him as a style of player.“He’s very technical, fast and has an incredible temperament in the big games. He’s a winner.”Kleberson started three of Brazil’s games in their triumphant World Cup campaign in 2002, coming into the starting line-up for the 2-1 quarter-final win against England and retaining his place through to the final.And his old side will take on Peru on Sunday for the chance to lift their first Copa America title since 2007.“Brazil’s performances in the Copa America so far have been solid but not amazing,” said the 40-year-old. “The South American teams have improved over the last few years especially Venezuela with younger players.“Brazil are not in a great moment for the national team, for me now there is a lot of change and quite a few young players coming through giving the coaching staff tough decisions to make.“Brazil are playing well but they are doing just about enough. We have some performances where we are like ‘wow’ against Peru where we won 5-0.“But we aren’t playing well consistently enough. I want to see Brazil play against good teams like England and play amazing football with style and be proud of it.” Subscribe to Goal’s Liverpool Correspondent Neil Jones’ weekly email bringing you the best Liverpool FC writing from around the weblast_img read more

Liebherr makes investment for the future with expanded Bulle factory

first_imgOver the next six years, the Liebherr Group is set to invest more than €160 million in its development and production site at Bulle in the Swiss canton of Fribourg. Significant capacity expansion in the fields of diesel engines and fuel injection systems will make further growth possible for the company Liebherr Machines Bulle SA. Liebherr develops and produces diesel and gas engines, fuel injection systems, hydraulic components and splitter boxes in Bulle. These are employed partly in mining machines and equipment manufactured by the Liebherr Group, but are also increasingly in demand by customers outside the group.On the one hand, the assembly capacity for diesel engines will be substantially increased. On the other hand, the area used for engine test benches will also be made substantially larger and will cover more than 14,000 m² in the future. This allows for a further strengthening of development activities. New machines in the area of production will not only increase capacity, but also make it possible to expand the range of parts. That is the basis for the further expansion of the engine range at Liebherr Machines Bulle, which currently covers six basic engines from the four-cylinder inline engine to the twelve-cylinder V-engine.Production of Common Rail fuel injection systems, which have been manufactured in Bulle since 2012, should be increased to more than 100,000 units per year. Liebherr will thus create the necessary preconditions for increasingly and reliably supplying to external customers. The new factory section for the development and production of fuel injection systems will cover an area of 9,000 m² and is due to be opened in 2016. The building will be spatially separate from the engine and hydraulics production and will feature highly automated assembly lines and quality assurance systems in line with automotive industry standards. The planned expansion of the precision parts production facilities will mean a significant increase in the depth of production in the field of Common Rail systems and bring with it a high degree of availability.The modernisation of the service and logistics infrastructure with a new warehouse and logistics centre, and the expansion of the training centre will benefit all parts of the site. These measures will also mean a reorganisation of the processes and material flows, which should bring about a substantial increase in productivity with reduced space requirements.last_img read more