Jurgen Klopp defends Trent Alexander-Arnold after England omission

Jurgen Klopp would pick “exceptional” Trent Alexander-Arnold in any team after the full-back was overlooked by England manager Gareth Southgate. The Liverpool defender, 23, did not figure against Italy and was dropped from the squad that drew with Germany. Reds boss Klopp says there is “space for improvement” in Alexander-Arnold’s defensive game, but his offensive ability is “so extreme”. “I’d decide…

Read More

Liverpool should get points if Manchester United game postponed over protests – Klopp

Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool should be awarded the points if their Premier League match against Manchester United is postponed over fan protests. A game between the sides in May 2021 had to be rearranged after home fans marched to Old Trafford to protest the Glazer family’s ownership of the club. Another protest is planned before Monday’s match, leading to fears of…

Read More

Jurgen Klopp criticises response to Champions League final issues

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has criticised the authorities who initially blamed the club’s supporters for issues around the Champions League final in Paris. Supporters described heavy-handed policing, organisational chaos and overcrowding at the game on 28 May. The match was delayed when long queues of Liverpool fans built up outside the stadium in Paris. French police used tear gas and…

Read More

Jurgen Klopp vows Reds will come again after Champions League final loss

Liverpool fans have been told to “book the hotel” for next year’s Champions League final in Istanbul by Reds manager Jurgen Klopp. Real Madrid beat Liverpool 1-0 in the final in Paris to deny the English side a second title in three years. It means they finish the season having won the FA Cup and League Cup. “I have a strong…

Read More

Jurgen Klopp not happy with booing of national anthem at FA Cup final

Liverpool fans booing the national anthem before the FA Cup final was “not something I enjoyed”, says manager Jurgen Klopp. Liverpool supporters booed ‘Abide With Me’ and ‘God Save the Queen’ before kick-off at Wembley on Saturday. However, the German boss also said: “It’s always best to ask the question – why does this happen? They wouldn’t do it without…

Read More

Klopp disagrees with Pep Guardiola’s ‘support’ comment

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he disagrees with Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola’s view that “everyone” wants Liverpool to win the Premier League. Guardiola said the media and wider country “supports Liverpool” after his side’s win over Newcastle on Sunday. But Klopp feels Guardiola was “influenced” by the emotions of a game. “I have no idea if the country is supporting us.…

Read More

Jurgen Klopp signs contract extension at Liverpool until 2026

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has agreed a two-year contract extension committing him to the club until 2026. Klopp, 54, joined the Reds in 2015, but suggested in March he would follow through with a plan to take a break from the game when his deal ended in 2024. But the club have signed Klopp and his staff to longer deals at a…

Read More

Champions League semifinal is special for Klopp

Jurgen Klopp said it is “special” for Liverpool to be preparing for a Champions League semi-final against Villarreal at Anfield on Wednesday. It is the third time in five seasons Klopp has led Liverpool to the last four of Europe’s elite competition. Liverpool are in contention to win the quadruple this season having already lifted the League Cup, while reaching…

Read More

Klopp warns Liverpool against Inter Milan

Liverpool FC head coach Jurgen Klopp have warned his charges against complacency as they take on Inter Milan. Despite his side establishing a healthy lead from the trip to Milan, Klopp is taking nothing for granted against the Serie A champions. Liverpool struck twice in the final 15 minutes in a tough encounter against Inter, with Mohamed Salah also on…

Read More

Rangnick not good news for other teams – Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says that “unfortunately a good coach Rangnick is coming to England.” He said this after if Manchester United agreed a deal with Ralf Rangnick. Liverpool’s arch-rivals are set to appoint the German, 63, as interim manager on a six-month contract. Klopp is one of the younger German coaches who looked up to Rangnick and they faced each other…

Read More