Liverpool Players Will Now Be Allowed To Touch The 'This Is Anfield' Sign

Liverpool players will finally be able to touch the club's iconic 'This Is Anfield' sign following their Champions League success.

The Reds beat Tottenham 2-0 in Madrid on Saturday. Goals from Mohamed Salah and Divock Origi helped secure Jurgen Klopp's first trophy for the club.

And the German boss will now allow his star-studded team to touch the sign which hangs above the tunnel at their ground after originally banning them from doing so.

Image: Liverpool FC
Image: Liverpool FC

He laid down the challenge back in 2016, saying: "I've told my players not to touch the 'This Is Anfield' sign until they win something.

"It's a sign of respect. I touched it when I was manager of Borussia Dortmund, but we lost 4-0.

"I will start touching it when Liverpool have won something. This is a really big club and the history is a mountain," he added.

Liverpool's trophy-drought under Klopp is now over and speaking after the Champions League final, he was quick to praise his squad and family.

"I'm so happy for the boys, I'm so happy for all these people - our fans," he said.

"I'm so happy for my family, they suffer every year when we go to a final on the last game of the season and we lose it.

"So, they deserve it more than anybody. They are so supportive like they [the fans] are. Did you ever see a team like this?

"Fighting with absolutely no fuel in the tank anymore, both teams obviously, Tottenham came up and changed offensively."

Image: PA
Image: PA

The 51-year-old will now set his sights on the Premier League title. Last season, they finished second to Manchester City with a staggering 97 points in an unprecedented campaign.

Will Klopp lead Liverpool to domestic glory? Sound off in the comment section below with your prediction.

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.

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