Jürgen Klopp informed the Liverpool who wants to leave his position as the club’s coach at the end of the 2023/24 season. The information was published by the English club itself on its social networks this Friday (26). At 56 years old, the German is in Reds since October 2015.
“I can understand that it’s a shock to a lot of people at the moment when you hear it for the first time, but obviously I can explain it – or at least try to explain it,” Klopp said in an interview with site oficial do Liverpool.
“It’s just that I’m, how can I put it, running out of energy. I have no problem now, obviously, I’ve known for a long time that I’m going to have to announce this at some point, but I’m absolutely fine now. I know I can’t do the job of again and again and again and again”, he continued.
“After the years we’ve spent together and after all the time we’ve spent together and after all the things we’ve been through together, respect for you has grown, love has grown for you and the least I owe you is the truth – and that it’s the truth, the truth”, explained the coach, who also revealed in the interview that he informed the club in November about his decision.
“For me it was super, super, super important to be able to help get this team back on track. That’s all I was thinking about. When I realized very early what happened, it’s a very good team, with enormous potential and an age group super, super characters and everything, so I could start thinking about myself again and that was the result. It’s not what I want [fazer]it’s just what I consider to be 100% right.”
The coach’s current contract with Liverpool lasts until the end of the 2025/26 season, but will be terminated early.
In recent years, the German has been a key player in returning Reds protagonism in English and European football in previous decades. In almost nine years of work, Klopp has accumulated seven trophies.
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