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Jürgen Klopp: 2018 - 2019



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Considering how oftenn some people like to jump on simple soundbites and take them as gospel intention, I'm surprised nobody has mentioned Klopp's comments on MOTD2.

The interviewer was basically doing interviewing 101....six wins....undefeated....title race over???

Klopp replied, and I'm paraphrasing from memory:

It's only the 6th match day, nothing is won domestically, we just have to keep going until it is over, maybe it will not be over....maybe we'll be here in 10 years still trying to find a way to win.


In other words...he ain't going nowhere till we win the league!
 

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Delighted for him, but it's no less than what he deserves. I wonder: has any Liverpool manager ever picked up such a reward in previous times? Probably not, as during our glory times, there wouldn't have been this kind of individual reward for a manager?

So, it's probably the first time. Nice... :cool:
 

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From today's Player's Tribune....


I have to start with a slightly embarrassing story. Because sometimes I am afraid that the outside world looks at footballers and managers like we’re Gods or something. As a Christian, I believe in only one God, and I can assure you that God has nothing to do with football. The truth is that we all fail, constantly. And when I was a young manager I failed a lot.

This is one of those stories......
 



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Considering how oftenn some people like to jump on simple soundbites and take them as gospel intention, I'm surprised nobody has mentioned Klopp's comments on MOTD2.

The interviewer was basically doing interviewing 101....six wins....undefeated....title race over???

Klopp replied, and I'm paraphrasing from memory:

It's only the 6th match day, nothing is won domestically, we just have to keep going until it is over, maybe it will not be over....maybe we'll be here in 10 years still trying to find a way to win.


In other words...he ain't going nowhere till we win the league!
Yeah I picked up on that and instantly smiled.
 

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From today's Player's Tribune....

Wow.. Just wow. What a read.
I wish I can like it 100 times. Thanks for sharing that.
 



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Considering how oftenn some people like to jump on simple soundbites and take them as gospel intention, I'm surprised nobody has mentioned Klopp's comments on MOTD2.

The interviewer was basically doing interviewing 101....six wins....undefeated....title race over???

Klopp replied, and I'm paraphrasing from memory:

It's only the 6th match day, nothing is won domestically, we just have to keep going until it is over, maybe it will not be over....maybe we'll be here in 10 years still trying to find a way to win.


In other words...he ain't going nowhere till we win the league!
He ain't going nowhere even after he wins the league few times with us.
 

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He ain't going nowhere even after he wins the league few times with us.
I can see the story in the Echo from 2025 now...

Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp was finally found this morning after an extensive search. He was discovered handcuffed to the radiator in the cellar of a house in Liverpool.

Police are searching for a man in his thirties who calls himself The Elusive 22nd.
 

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I can see the story in the Echo from 2025 now...

Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp was finally found this morning after an extensive search. He was discovered handcuffed to the radiator in the cellar of a house in Liverpool.

Police are searching for a man in his thirties who calls himself The Elusive 22nd and his partner in crime @Livvy - TIA's resident stalker.
:LOL: :ROFLMAO::LOL:
 

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Former Crystal Palace owner Simon Jordan has hit out at the Liverpool boss, branding the interview 'very aggressive'.


I don`t know which one is the bigger idiot Jordan or the"journalist" that "wrote" the article.
 



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Former Crystal Palace owner Simon Jordan has hit out at the Liverpool boss, branding the interview 'very aggressive'.


I don`t know which one is the bigger idiot Jordan or the"journalist" that "wrote" the article.
Not the first time he has had a pop at people connected to the Club. He had a go at Sturridge a few months ago. I'd say he he's growing a bit of an unhealthy fascination with the Club.
 

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The one thing I observed about him is, he's never used the phrases "During my time at Mainz or Dortmund" to either justify or defend or brag about anything. That's a very easy tendency, but it's usually the lesser managers who do so. Klopp is only concerned about the present, not much about the past.
 

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A little part of me panics every time Kloppo says something nice about Franz B. and/or Bayern M.

By showing how little he apparently thinks of the German coach job, it pretty much guarantees he's got a clear idea that he'll do it.
Johannes Baptist Kerner asks about the German Protestant church (what a surprise): not sure what the question was exactly, but Jürgen seems to think he has very good chances of being invited to give sermons from the altar!!!!
 



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Another one for the German speakers (apologies if this has been posted before).
Not entirely surprising from Watzke, but still somewhat extraordinary in this business...true man love for Jürgen....:LOL:
I especially liked him saying that "With Liverpool Jürgen got himself the club that probably fits him the best of all."(y)

 



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That's quite interesting, although there was no chance at the time for it to happen of course. :giggle:
It is only in german but Aki Watzke explains that he wasn t hoping to hire him morethennot to have even not tried at least to ask Klopp what if.
The Point he made was he misses Klopp as a Charakter and friend more then everything else. But he respects Klopp s decision and said he is in the Right Club(LFC). It is worth Hearing it by the way. I have that Feeling that Klopp is going to go to Pension with LFC after all a been talked and said and him personally on a footnote mentioning that whatever he may try, Nothing Comes more than the LOVE he feels for LFC. Which is enough for me!
 

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It is only in german but Aki Watzke explains that he wasn t hoping to hire him morethennot to have even not tried at least to ask Klopp what if.
The Point he made was he misses Klopp as a Charakter and friend more then everything else. But he respects Klopp s decision and said he is in the Right Club(LFC). It is worth Hearing it by the way. I have that Feeling that Klopp is going to go to Pension with LFC after all a been talked and said and him personally on a footnote mentioning that whatever he may try, Nothing Comes more than the LOVE he feels for LFC. Which is enough for me!
I am sure Jurgen loved Dortmund too in a similar way. I saw his final match with Dortmund and the way he was saying goodbye to the fans, it was so emotional and the fans crying and giving him a good send off. I remember fans were being interviewed and one lady said she believed that one day he will be back at Westfalon stadion.
He always seems to be in touch with his old clubs which is a really nice thing to do.
 

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He will go when his desire has gone, I think the Dortmund job in the end grinded him down, he is like us all, I personally feel he is really enjoying it, that cup final thing was a massive monkey off his back and there is a determination throughout that squad.
After his Fifth Prem title he will get a little pissed off with the negativity and racism of some our fans :(
 

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Haven't read everything so apologies if somebody already said it, but the thing that makes me uneasy about having a definite time on Klopp leaving is the potential impact it might have on making signings.

Some players have spoken about how Klopp was a massive factor in signing for the club, and if you're trying to convince players to join and they're looking at the club knowing he'll be off in a year and at that point you're telling them they'll be playing for

a) Pep Lijnders
b) Steven Gerrard
c) err we have no idea yet

Do you still have the same chance of signing that player?

I know that you can never guarantee the future of a manager when a player signs, but if you are guaranteeing they will leave, unless you have already lined up a similar level replacement, I wouldn't blame a player for being cautious.

And if you are letting him have a sabbatical and telling him he can come back again and you put Lijnders in charge and he wins the treble, what the hell do you do then?

I just think i'd have preferred them to keep all this 'in house'.
Really, a supporter u say