Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has made it clear that he is not going to exit the club despite recent struggles. Klopp helped the Reds stack up the trophy cabinet at Anfield. He led the side to a Champions League, Premier League, FA Cup, Carabao Cup, UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup. However, the […]
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has made it clear that he is not going to exit the club despite recent struggles.
Klopp helped the Reds stack up the trophy cabinet at Anfield. He led the side to a Champions League, Premier League, FA Cup, Carabao Cup, UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup. However, the current Liverpool outfit is struggling domestically. Currently, Liverpool is ninth in the league table, having won just eight of 18 games during the current campaign.
Some have compared his struggles this season to his time at Borussia Dortmund. Klopp collected two Bundesliga titles with the BVB, but then departed Germany after finishing seventh in the league. Yet, the coach claimed that the circumstances were a bit different back then.
‘I will not go’
“When I left Dortmund I said: ‘Something has to change here.’ It was a different situation there but in a way it’s similar. Either I go … or a lot of other things change,” Klopp stated during a recent press conference.
“As far as I know, from what I hear, I will not go. So that means maybe there’s a point where we have to change other stuff and we will see that. But it’s something for the future, like in the summer, not now.”
Klopp’s current contract with Liverpool doesn’t end until the summer of 2026. He is widely viewed as one of the top coaches in the entire sport and will certainly have suitors whenever he departs Merseyside.
Klopp avoids Liverpool exit despite demanding reinforcements
Along with his immediate future, Klopp also fielded questions about possibly being too loyal to certain players. “I am loyal, I think everyone should be loyal, but I am not too loyal,” continued Klopp.
“You have a good player who did a lot of good stuff in the past and then maybe, in your mind, you think: ‘That’s it for him now.’ If you can then go out and bring in another player to replace him then it makes sense from both sides.”
“If you cannot bring anybody in then you cannot take anyone out, that’s the situation.”
Klopp has voiced his frustrations over Liverpool’s lack of spending in the January transfer market. So far, the Reds have only signed forward Cody Gakpo during the month. Liverpool could certainly use reinforcements to a fairly lackluster midfield at the moment.
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