Breaking Klopp to Leave Liverpool

The unthinkable it to happen for Liverpool Fans, Jurgen Klopp has spoken about his departing from the Club.  To Liverpool Fans he is the God of football and is worshipped in those Northern parts that has brought success.

The good news is that is it four years away, the bad news is that he is thinking about leaving, not just the club for Football in general.

Jürgen Klopp has said he plans to take a year off when his Liverpool contract expires in 2024 and will only return to management should he miss the challenge.


What Klopp Actually Said

“I’ll take a year off and ask myself if I miss football,” he said in an interview with Sportbuzzer. “If I say no, then that will be the end of coach Jürgen Klopp.

“If one day I am no longer a coach, there is one thing I will not miss: the brutal tension immediately before the game.”

five-year deal last December to extend his previous contract, which had been due to expire in 2022, and in doing so drew a line through the prospect of taking a sabbatical then.

However, Klopp has said he will finally be ready for a break after nine years at Anfield and could walk away from football completely at the age of 57.

In The Times is is reported:

Klopp has never spent more than seven years at a club since stepping into management at FSV Mainz 05, and continuing his career at Borussia Dortmund, and the prospect of outstripping those stays speaks volumes for the depth of feeling he has for Liverpool.

Winning the Champions League in 2019 was followed by the club’s first league title for 30 years, with the silverware establishing Klopp as one of the greatest managers in the club’s history.

Liverpool are currently in Austria on a pre-season camp where Klopp is plotting further success.

“The whole club is hot for the new season, we want to be even better,” he said.

“We want to chase the opponents and the ball over the entire field, continue to be a super unpleasant team that is not fun to play. We’re not defending any titles. We want to get new ones. We’ve only just started winning.”

Liverpool have added Greece left-back Kostas Tsimikas to their title winning squad following an £11.75million deal with Olympiacos.

That was largely offset by Dejan Lovren’s £10.9 million move to Zenit St Petersburg, while Adam Lallana and Nathaniel Clyne have left following the expiry of their contracts.

Sales will continue to influence incoming signings with Hertha Berlin interested in signing Marko Grujić permanently after he spent two years there on loan. Liverpool are open to selling the Serbian midfielder, but while a £13 million offer has been mooted it is understood that it would cost more than that to snare the 24-year-old.

The prospect of Ronald Koeman becoming Barcelona coach offers intrigue over the future of Georginio Wijnaldum, who has one year left on his contract at Anfield.

8-2 Champions League quarter-final defeat to Bayern Munich.

Barcelona are already committed to the signing of Miralem Pjanic, 30, from Juventus with Brazilian midfielder Arthur moving from the Nou Camp to Italy.



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