Jurgen Klopp is the main coach of the club, Liverpool FC which plays in the Barclays Premier League. Liverpool is a great team with many great talents such as Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino, Virgil Van Dijk and the list goes on. Jurgen Klopp is a professional football manager from Germany. He is considered one of the best managers of all time. Let us dive further into the article to know more about him.
At his time, he used to play for a club called FSV Mainz 05 as a striker. Gradually, he started defending for the team. Then, after retiring he became the manager of the same club and even helped them promote to Bundesliga. He then became the manager of Borussia Dortmund and helped them win a title in the 2010-11 season. He also helped them reach the finals of the 2012-13 UEFA Champions League but lost it to FC Bayern Munich. Then, he left the club in 2015 to become the new manager of Liverpool FC. In 2018 and 2019 successively, Liverpool reached the Champions League finals. They lost the 2018 finals against Real Madrid with a score of 3-1. But, in 2019 they managed to win the UEFA Champions League defeating Tottenham Hotspur by 2-0 in the finale. Liverpool also won this season’s Premier League title under Klopp’s management.
Recently, Jurgen Klopp has stated that he is going to take a short break of 1 year after his contract with Liverpool expires in 2024. In an interview with a sports magazine, Klopp said that he is going to take a break in 2024 for a year and ask himself that is he going to miss football or not, and if his instincts answer no, then he will not return to be a coach again. He also stated that if he stops coaching after 2024, he will definitely not miss the tension before any match.
Klopp is 53 years old but age does not matter when it comes to managing a team. The only thing you need is your presence of mind. Klopp has said that there is still time for the end of his contract in 2024 to reach and right now he is focused on the 2020-21 season. Klopp has a great sense of humor. His pre-match and post-match interviews are fun to watch. He always has a witty answer for every question that the reporters ask him. Liverpool wants to win everything they could in the coming season and this idea does not look impossible for them as they have great players and a great coach. Klopp is a great manager and we hope we continue seeing him manage the top clubs as long as he can. For more such updates, stay tuned.