Tag: Jurgen Klopp

Napoli again! Klopp relishing Champions League reunion with Ancelotti’s Azzurri

Jurgen Klopp is anticipating an “emotional” Napoli after Champions League holders Liverpool were drawn against Carlo Ancelotti’s side again in this season’s group stage. Liverpool, who beat Tottenham to claim their sixth title in Europe’s elite club competition, were pitted with Napoli, Genk and Salzburg in Group E. Napoli have

Klopp: Liverpool couldn’t afford Coutinho

Jurgen Klopp revealed Liverpool could not afford to bring Philippe Coutinho back to Anfield as he backed the attacker to shine at Bayern Munich. Coutinho’s move to the Bundesliga champions was confirmed on Monday, the Brazil international joining on a season-long loan from Barcelona with Bayern holding an option to

Klopp flattered but unmoved by Beckenbauer ‘knighting’

Jurgen Klopp will not be distracted by praise from Franz Beckenbauer, after the Germany great identified the Liverpool manager as the ideal candidate to revive Bayern Munich’s fortunes. Liverpool defeated Bayern 3-1 away from home on Wednesday to eliminate the Bundesliga heavyweights from the Champions League in the round of

We don’t play PlayStation – Klopp says Liverpool couldn’t have attacked more

Jurgen Klopp rejected a suggestion Liverpool did not push hard enough to try and win their Merseyside derby at rivals Everton. Liverpool were held to their third goalless draw in their last four matches in all competitions at Goodison Park on Sunday, meaning Manchester City are a point clear at the

Klopp: Aggression needed to answer Liverpool’s critics

Jurgen Klopp labelled the external reaction to Liverpool’s mini slump “predictable” as he called on his players to show aggression in fighting back to form. Successive 1-1 draws against Leicester City and West Ham allowed Manchester City to regain top spot in the Premier League with a 2-0 win at Everton

Klopp confident Liverpool won’t crack under City pressure despite injuries

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists the Premier League leaders will not crack under the pressure of being chased by Manchester City. Monday’s 1-1 draw away to West Ham meant the Reds missed the chance to move five points clear of last season’s champions City, who can now go top on

Klopp expects another Man City ‘thunderstorm’

While things have changed since April, Jurgen Klopp told Liverpool to expect a huge test against Manchester City. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp expects to face another “thunderstorm” when his team visit Manchester City in the Premier League on Thursday. Klopp’s side head to the Etihad Stadium with a six-point lead

Mourinho had to ‘take the consequences’, says Klopp

Jose Mourinho must accept responsibility for Manchester United’s struggles, according to Jurgen Klopp. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp feels for Jose Mourinho but said the sacked manager had to “take the consequences” for what happened at Manchester United. Mourinho departed Old Trafford on Tuesday after his side were left 19 points

Jurgen Klopp praises departed Manchester United boss

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says Jose Mourinho’s reputation should not be soured by his final few months at Manchester United. Jose Mourinho remains an “outstanding manager” despite being sacked by Manchester United, according to Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp. Klopp’s Reds claimed a 3-1 victory over their rivals at Anfield on Sunday

Premier League contenders Liverpool ready to win titles

Jordan Henderson has not forgotten about Liverpool’s 2014 capitulation but the Reds skipper is confident of success this season. Stung by Liverpool’s heartbreaking 2014 Premier League campaign, captain Jordan Henderson insists the Reds are ready to win trophies ahead of their Manchester United showdown. Liverpool have the chance to reclaim

Klopp ‘would have paid double’ for Alisson

After Alisson’s great late save against Napoli, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said he “would have paid double” for the goalkeeper.Jurgen Klopp would have paid double for Alisson if he knew just how good the goalkeeper was, he said after the Liverpool shot-stopper’s heroics on Tuesday.The Premier League outfit scraped into

Klopp calls for electric Anfield atmosphere against Napoli

Liverpool face a must-win clash against Napoli and Jurgen Klopp wants Anfield to deliver.Jurgen Klopp called on Liverpool’s fans to produce an electric atmosphere when his side host Napoli in a must-win Champions League clash on Tuesday.Last season’s runners-up Liverpool are facing elimination in Group C, needing a win over