Jurgen Klopp quotes

liver1

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Yes hes only been here a day but there's traits of Shankly and Dalglish in the way he speaks.

There's a certain sense of being a man of the people, mixed in with a degree of bullish confidence, going off on a random tangent to make an analogy, and occasionally mixed in with humour. There's just something familiar about the way he talks.

So far after 1 day:

“If a player doesn’t want to come to Liverpool then stay away. Really. If you think about the weather, stay away. If you think about other things, stay away. If you want to come here you are welcome.”

“If you have the ball you have to be creative but you have to be prepared that if you lose the ball the counter-pressing is very important. It is very important in football. It is not a proposal, it is law.You have to do it and you will. "

From his past at Dortmund

On Mats Hummels’ continuous injury problems
“We will wait for him like a good wife waiting for her husband who is in jail.”

On victory at Bayern Munich
“When Dortmund last won here 19 years ago, most of my players were still being breast-fed.”

On signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan
“Mkhitaryan fits us like an arse on a bucket. What he offers is exactly what we need.”
 

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“I am not the guy who is going to go out and shout, 'We are going to conquer the world!' or something like this. We will conquer the ball. Yeah? Each. Fucking. Time.”

How can anyone not like this guy.
 

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On locking horns with Bayern. Klopp succinctly describes the hardships of having to compete against one of the world's biggest footballing conglomerates year upon year.

"We have a bow and arrow and if we aim well, we can hit the target. The problem is that Bayern has a bazooka."
 

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Everything has an end. Only the sausage has two.
Although he said it, its not his invention, its a normal German saying. There is also a German song with the same name "alles hat ein ende nur die wurst hat zwei" its an appallingly bad song !
 

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Everything has an end. Only the sausage has two.
The best business idea for Liverpool: Sale long german sausages (bratwurst)!

You will sale more sausages then t-shirts. Espessially in the winter if it's cold, fans like to eat hot sausages.

 

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"I believe it is better to have 11 players do the same thing wrong than everybody doing what they want.”

“If a player doesn’t want to come to Liverpool, then stay away. Really. If you think about the weather. Stay away. If you think about other things. Stay away.

"If you want to come here, you are welcome. That is the first and most important issue.”
 

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Speaking of him being hilarious, someone already took the effort to translate some of his best quotes at Dortmund as sub titles on YouTube:
Part 1:

Part 2: (Love the part with the translator at the Zenit St. Petersburg match. Just too good.)

Part 3:

Hope it wasn't posted already. All I can say is you never want to miss out a press conference or interview anymore from now on. You can never expect what happens with him. Also he is incredibly spontaneous to give good answers to stupid quesions.

So good to see "my love" is in good hands now.
Make sure to give this man goosebumps when he gets out of the cabin on your first home match. He will make sure to return the favour many many times, believe me. ;-)

And my favorite quote on the question how motivated he was for the upcoming match:

"If you fill that in bottles you will go straight to jail for it!"

The press and media will love him. I am excited to see how that will p*** off Mourinho that suddenly there is more interest in the "normal one" than in the "special one". Eventhough the two get along quite well afair.

Regards from Germany!

Cheers!
 

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"Mourinho says I speak too much? That's what one of my teachers used to tell me. I don't care, I don't think about this." Asked whether this was mind games, Klopp added: "I'm not intelligent enough to understand what it should be. But it's no problem, now I'll shut up, and everything is okay."

After that, Dortmund beat Real Madrid in the CL semi-final.
 

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My favorite bit was the one where he said something on lines of "It doesn't matter who you are when you come, it's what you are when you leave that counts"

Man's genuine and genius in what he speaks! Hats off..
 

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"I can't walk on water like Jesus but I do like to dive in"

Wow, only been here since Friday and there's millions of them
 

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There was one about admitting that he watches porn.

We need to find that one!
 

NZred

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Have a fucking day off Eddie.

We just signed Juergen klopp, our previous manager was Brendan Rodgers.

Enjoy the moment, football is about enjoyment and hope, it's not an employee review.
I'm glad you said something mate, I would have said something that would have got me banned.
 

spizfromoz

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I'm glad you said something mate, I would have said something that would have got me banned.
perhaps eddie needs his own Klopp Quote. It may go something like this "In the end, even lfdeddie will f***en enjoy both ends of the sausage"
 

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following ISMF links I found this in the guardian...


Asked whether Liverpool could attract a player of the calibre of Marco Reus without Champions League football, having failed to entice several targets during Rodgers’ reign, Klopp replied: “I absolutely don’t care about this.

“If we cannot sign a player like him then we are not interested in him. We will have to take other players. The whole world plays football, there are players everywhere.


I fucking just fucking fucking love it....hes speaking to me....that's all ive ever wanted said....

on a side note, should I have this guilty feeling that i'm cheating on Rafa???
 

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following ISMF links I found this in the guardian...


Asked whether Liverpool could attract a player of the calibre of Marco Reus without Champions League football, having failed to entice several targets during Rodgers’ reign, Klopp replied: “I absolutely don’t care about this.

“If we cannot sign a player like him then we are not interested in him. We will have to take other players. The whole world plays football, there are players everywhere.


I fucking just fucking fucking love it....hes speaking to me....that's all ive ever wanted said....

on a side note, should I have this guilty feeling that i'm cheating on Rafa???
It was Rodgers biggest failing wasn't it. He refused to look outside what he knew for new players. Some of the players he was rumored to want over what the committee recommended have me wanting to punch a brick fucking wall. Small minded and unimaginative. To hear Klopp say there is a whole world of players out there gives me hope we could see some foreign talent gracing our special turf once again.
 

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"As a player I had fifth division skills and a first division brain. The result was a second division footballer."

lol
 



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That's actually a great idea.

We can call them Kloppdogs and have the red stripe of the ketchup representing Liverpool, while the yellow of the mustard would be a reminder of his Dortmund days.
I like that idea very much. I am sure there will be some sort commerative food or beverage in honour of Klopp.
 

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probably the wrong thread, but all I expect is a direction throughout the whole club and a few laughs along the way while we build something for the future. I always felt Rodgers had too tight a sphincter for my liking… No laughs, no spontaneity, no joy, only Suarez to provide it for us.
Excellent description. He seemed too buttoned down; looked like he should be carrying a briefcase everywhere. That's irrelevant vis-a-vis being a good manager ... it's just a visual observation.
 

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“Kevin, you are one of the only ones who looks better with a mask than without one.”

On Kevin Grosskreutz wearing a mask during a match because of a nose injury.


“My boys sleep in double rooms the night before the match. I hope that nothing happens…”


On whether he imposes a ban on sexual relations for his players before matches.



On a poor first-half performance. A half-time team-talk for the ages.

"I told my players during the break: Since we're here anyway, we might actually play a bit of football."


 

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On Joe Gomez Injury: We did not have perfect information for Joe Gomez. What a wonderful young boy, muscles in all the right places. But he has an ACL injury.
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