From doubters to believers to winners. Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool have experienced a mutually successful relationship since the German’s move to Merseyside in 2015.
From faltering under Rodgers, the Reds have gone on to become arguably the best side in Europe under his successor. With just six more points needed to break the Premier League jynx, Klopp and his team are just a step away from working our way back to our perch.
In spite of the numerous records that have fallen by the wayside, the Reds have not let up in their surge up the table. The ability to fight till the final whistle and dig deep when required has been the hallmark of this swashbuckling team donning the Liverpool colours.
The players have consistently defied the expectations of our rival fans by winning games after another, even while being the second-best team out on the pitch.
If they feel the German and his entourage will slack off, they have another thing coming. Speaking to Dave Jones and Jamie Carragher on the Sky Sports Football Show (h/t Youtube), Klopp has vowed that his team will return stronger than ever.
Although the Liverpool boss admitted to being in the dark regarding what the future holds, he believes there are plenty of opportunities for his side to get better.
“This team is not the finished article, we have a lot of space for improvement”
A youth revolution on the cards?
He has attributed the infusion of youth into a side that already has a strong core. With the football world currently in limbo following the coronavirus crisis, it is anyone’s guess as to what the transfer window will bring.
Liverpool has a young squad and with the likes of Curtis Jones, Harvey Elliott and Neco Williams among others rising through the ranks, the Reds are in a good position to weather the crisis.
The german admits that the path may not be as straightforward as it seems. The team will have to face a number of unforeseen problems and also contend with highly competitive domestic rivals.
In spite of these, the Reds will not throw in the towel and will keep giving their best again and again.
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Klopp lost his first three major finals at Liverpool. It is a testament of both the manager and his players’ mentality that the Reds have gone on to ensure the previous disappointments did not cloud future accomplishments.
With the German at the helm, the Anfield faithful will never have to worry about the team giving anything but their best.