Liverpool Manager Jürgen Klopp To Leave After Season Ends
Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp announced that he will Premier League club at the end of the season, Klopp said in a video statement released by the club Friday.
Klopp, considered one of the best football managers in the world currently, will leave the Merseyside club after signing a contract extension until 2026.
“I’m running out of energy,” Klopp said in the video. “But, I’m absolutely fine now. But I also know that I cannot do the job again and again and again and again.”
Klopp still has love for the city, the club, the players, the staff and the supporters, but will end his time in Liverpool. He joined the Premier League team in 2015, he has won every notable championship possible in the Prem: The Champions League, a Premier League title, the FA Cup, the League Cup, the FA Shield, the UEFA Supercup and a Club World Cup.
Jürgen Klopp’s last match as manager of Liverpool in the Premier League will be on May 19, as the Liverpool side will host the Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Klopp will have the opportunity to win another piece of hardware for the club, as Liverpool will face Chelsea in the Carabao Cup final on Feb. 25. Klopp also has the club on top of the Premier League table currently.
Before joining Liverpool, he managed Borrusia Dortmund from 2008 to 2015, winning a pair of Bundesliga titles, a German Cup, and two German Supercups. Klopp began his managerial career with Mainz 05 in the German league, from 2001 to 2008 — after playing for the club from 1990 to 2001, with over 300 appearances for the team.
With Klopp ending his tenure with the Reds, Liverpool will have to look elsewhere for a new manager.
Many are pointing at former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso to be the replacement for Jürgen Klopp. Alonso is currently the manager of Bayer Leverkusen who are currently at the top of the Bundesliga table, with zero losses through the Bundesliga season so far.
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