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Klopp Brings Pressing and Belief to Anfield

Although he couldn’t engineer the win that all Liverpool fans most desperately wanted and the three points that were required to keep pace with leaders Chelsea, the game against The Old Enemy highlighted once again that Jurgen Klopp is absolutely the right man for The Reds.

Seeing Klopp engaged in a bust-up with Jose Mourinho on the touchline made the German even more popular with Liverpool fans who are no admirers of Mourinho after his tomfoolery as Chelsea manager in the Rafa Benitez years.

Although it was a disappointing result after being ahead for much of the game, a point at the home of Manchester United can be seen as a decent outcome and leaves Liverpool still on the heels of Chelsea with players returning to enhance Klopp’s options over the next few games. Continue reading

5 Transfer targets for Klopp to consider

Jurgen Klopp has had six months in charge of the Anfield club but has yet to field a player for the club that he has personally signed. The German coach has been working with the players his predecessors have taken on but has still managed to reach the Europa League semi-finals and knock out his former club Dortmund in the process.

So despite the Europa League semi-final looming, Klopp will surely have one eye on the summer transfer window and here are five players that could be on their way to Anfield in the coming months. Continue reading

Gerrard wants to return as coach

Steven Gerrard has declared that he is ready to go back to Liverpool to take on a coaching role. He is currently playing for LA Galaxy in the MLS but wants to return to England at the end of his contract. Gerrard joined LA Galaxy at the end of last season and still have one year left in his contract.

Steven Gerrard has already started his coaching badges and would want to further his training with a coaching role at the club. He has recently met the current Liverpool boss, Jurgen Klopp and both men seems to get along with each other.

Klopp has allowed Steven Gerrard to train with the Liverpool side during the MLS off-season, and he believes that having Gerrard around can help boost the team spirit. Klopp has stated that he is impressed with the former Liverpool’s skipper form and that he is still a great player. The manager has revealed that Gerrard has helped him understand the club better and provide him some insights into the club culture.

At the moment, Gerrard knows that he still have a lot to learn – the step up toe professional coaching is similar to swapping playing games at Titan Bet and actually sitting at a table facing off against poker champions!

He stated that a lot of players did not make it as a manager because this is two different roles. He believes that he has still a lot to learn from the other top managers. He is interested in getting as much knowledge and experience as he can and then afterwards he will decide whether he can make it as a manager. One way to do this would be to work at Liverpool and get as much insight as possible for the German tactician.

Alongside his coaching badges, Steven Gerrard has also been offered a job as a pundit and very soon you will be hearing the former Liverpool man’s analysis on the media.

Benteke wants Klopp chance

Christian Benteke believes Jurgen Klopp has unfairly overlooked him particularly after December, with Klopp not starting with Benteke too many times lately.

The reason for that is believed to be that Benteke lacks the moving game which Klopp likes. But, according to Benteke, the perception about him not being Klopp’s type of player is wrong and he has got the game which is preferred in the Reds camp at the moment. Continue reading

Tough test at St. Mary’s for Liverpool

Consistency may have eluded Liverpool during a season which promised much yet failed to meet expectations, but as Jurgen Klopp’s team travel to St. Mary’s this weekend for a potentially tough test against a Southampton side who continue to make good progress under Ronald Koeman, there is still hope that Liverpool can enjoy a strong end to the season that may put them in contention for a top four finish.

Three straight Premier League victories have not only made the Reds one of the in-form teams alongside West Ham and Bournemouth, but also reignited hopes of making a late push to secure Champions League football next season. Continue reading

Klopp: Players must prove themselves

Jurgen Klopp has put a deadline on his players as the German coach wants to see them performing at a higher level and if they aren’t able on doing so, this might be the last season of those players in Anfield.

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Klopp is ready to do whatever it takes to improve his squad whether that might be offloading his deadweight or putting pressure on them so they can improve. Continue reading


James Milner has targeted a much better home form in order to start cleaning up the table. Signed from Manchester City on a free transfer, the England international has fast established himself as an important member of the squad.

Even after the arrival of Jurgen Klopp, his position in the team does not appear to have changed. He played the full 90 minutes in the recent 4-1 win over Manchester City at Etihad stadium. Klopp claimed that this victory helped recover the points dropped in the defeat against Crystal Palace at Anfield.

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Former Liverpool manager Gerard Houllier believes that the club appeared to have finally found the right manager in the form of Jurgen Klopp, who he believes can help Liverpool win the league title after almost 3 decades.

Liverpool were one of the most successful English teams during the late 1980s, but they have not won the Premier League in its two decade existence. The closest that became was two years ago when Brendan Rodgers’ team were just a couple of points behind Manchester City. Rodgers paved way for Klopp after the recent international break.

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Can Jurgen Klopp Win With Liverpool?

When Jurgen Klopp signed on as a midseason replacement for the Liverpool manager job, reactions were generally positive among the Liverpool community.

Klopp has triumphed twice in the Bundesliga, and Telegraph’s report on the hire revealed that the Fenway Sports Group (which owns Liverpool) saw him as a dream managerial candidate as far back as 2010. Klopp displayed a certain eagerness to make the move as well, which made everything line up quite nicely: a team in need of a jolt, a coach ready to try the EPL, and an ownership group willing to make it happen.

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