Jurgen Klopp Confirms Plan To Leave Liverpool
By Mike Parrott
Liverpool Manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed when he is planning to leave Liverpool. Klopp has been at Liverpool since October 2015 and is planning to take a sabbatical after his departure from Merseyside.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has had one of the most successful careers at Liverpool in their history. Winning their first-ever Premier League title as well as a UEFA Champions League trophy.
However, the German manager has already planned his eventual departure from Merseyside.
Talking to SWR Sport, Klopp confirmed that he will be leaving at the end of his current contract at Liverpool which runs until 2024.
:speaking_head:"Football is like this you take a player off after 45 minutes and everyone thinks it is not good, I don't care about this, he had a yellow card"- TheKop.com (@TheKop_com) July 8, 2020
Jurgen Klopp on Neco Williams being subbed at half-time. #LFC pic.twitter.com/KguJhFJrsJ
On how long he'll remain at Anfield, Klopp responded: "Four years in Liverpool."
When asked if he plans to return to Germany, he added: "Definitely to live, after my career. Most likely even to Mainz".
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Klopp also hinted that he may take a sabbatical after leaving Liverpool, admitting he'd like to "do nothing for a year".
The former Dortmund manager isn't new when it comes to taking a sabbatical, taking one in between his 'resignation' at Dortmund, and before taking over at Liverpool.
I am scared of the post-Klopp Liverpool https://t.co/Hgmm4l4J7R- RhysW_LFC (@RhysW_LFC) July 12, 2020
Klopp signed his current Liverpool contract in December 2019 but hinted at a future sabbatical in an interview with Kicker magazine.
"I have absolute energy. But I have one problem. I can't do 'a little bit'. I can only do 'all or nothing'...When I decide that I cannot do it any longer then I will take a break for a year."
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