What Happened When Klopp Text Klavan To Say He Wanted To Sign Him
Ragnar Klavan has revealed an incredible story of how Jurgen Klopp tried to sign him.
The Estonian was signed from Augsburg in 2016 for a fee of £4.2 million - which made him the most expensive Estonian of all time - but upon finding out that Jurgen Klopp wanted to bring him to the guy, he thought it was all a prank.
He gave an interview to Des Kelly of BT Sport prior to the away game against Sevilla and revealed that when he received a text from Klopp, expressing interest in him.
However, the 32-year old wasn't having it and asked for confirmation that it was him. And hilariously that confirmation arrived in the form of a selfie from Klopp.
Twitter has been full of reactions, with Liverpool fans absolutely loving the little anecdote of their crazy manager:
Interviewer: Is it true you thought it was a hoax when Klopp text you saying he wanted to sign you?- Team FA (@TeamFA) November 21, 2017
Klavan: Yes, I did not believe it. I asked for some kind of confirmation so Jurgen sent me a selfie. pic.twitter.com/AekLOO1wY0
Klavan saying he didn't believe it was really Klopp who was texting him when we were tryna sign him so Klopp sent him a selfie to prove it :sob:- Daniel Kenny (@DKennyLFC) November 21, 2017
Love the fact Klopp sent Klavan a selfie to confirm it was him in fact him trying to sign him :joy::joy::joy:- Colm:flag_ie: (@colmb8) November 21, 2017
Big fan of Klopp sending Klavan nudes to convince him to join Liverpool. pic.twitter.com/bmqJvmjKkg- Dan Wilcox (@DanWilcoxFPM) November 21, 2017
Klopp text Ragnar Klavan to say he wanted him at Liverpool. Klavan didn't believe it was him. So Klopp sent him a selfie :joy::joy:- The Redmen TV (@TheRedmenTV) November 21, 2017
Klavan on when Klopp text him asking to sign for Liverpool: "Yes, I didn't think it was him! I needed some confirmation and then he sent me a selfie!"- Anfield HQ (@AnfieldHQ) November 21, 2017
Please, somebody get their hands on the selfie Jurgen Klopp sent Ragnar Klavan!!!!- élliot (@elliotrylands) November 21, 2017
We really want to see that selfie...