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Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp is perhaps one of the most charismatic and dynamic managers in the world of football. His dream spell at Dortmund and his ability to explore and develop new talent is nothing short of genius.

He has become a fan favorite at the clubs he has gone, and also to the rival fans. This has made him one of the most demanded managers amongst Europe's top tier clubs.



Managerial Career and Titles

Before becoming a manager, Klopp was a professional footballer himself and spent eleven years playing for Mainz 5. He played as both a defender and a striker, scoring 52 goals in his career.

As soon as he retired, he was appointed as the manager for Mainz 5 in 2001. During his seven-year stint, he guided the team to its first appearance in the Bundesliga and also qualified for the UEFA Cup. He resigned in 2008 after failing to re-promote the club.

After leaving Mainz, Klopp signed a two-year contract with Borussia Dortmund, the German heavyweights where he won the DFB-Supercup in his first season. After a couple of mediocre seasons, he led the team to consecutive victories in the Bundesliga in 2011 and 2012.

During the 2011-12 season, Dortmund reached its peak, scoring 47 points in the second half of the season and setting up a new record. He created history in 2012 with a domestic double, the club's first by winning the DFB-Pokhal. Klopp promised to focus on the UEFA Champions League the next season, and he adequately delivered.

Dortmund cleared the group of death without losing a game, and also defeated Mourinho's Madrid in the semis. However, they lost the finals to their arch-rival Bayern Munich after Robben scored the winner in the 89th minute. Dortmund was left trophyless that season.

The following season was mediocre for Klopp's standards, with Dortmund clenching the DFP-Pokhal Trophy, but were eliminated from the UEFA Champions League in the quarters. Although he won the DFB-Supercup, his final season in Dortmund was disappointing, as they finished 7th in the league and failed to win any other title. They lost the finals of the DFP-Pokhal to Wolfsburg.

He joined Liverpool in October 2015, mocking Mourinho by calling himself the "Normal One" in comparison to Jose's "Special One" comment in 2004. Till now he has had a mediocre spell with Liverpool as he guided his team to the finals of the League Cup, the Europa League finals and to qualifications for the Champions League.

Tactics

Klopp can be credited to bringing out several talented players, especially at Dortmund. Players like Lawendowski, Godse, Gundogan, and Hummels, all of whom are stars at top-tier European Clubs are findings of Klopp.

His Liverpool side is known for going for the ball in defense without waiting for the opposition to develop its play. It has led to a higher goal scoring rate, as well as a lower goal conceding rate.

He plays a variety of formations including a 4-2-3-1, a 3-4-3 a 3-5-2 and a 4-2-4, making him one of the most versatile managers. He also has a reputation for being outspoken, especially in press conferences. His iconic spectacles, informal outfits, and managerial gestures are nothing short of being iconic.

"That's what it is and it's no offense to say that" - Frank LeBoeuf points out 'really poor' aspect of Liverpool superstar's skillset
"That's what it is and it's no offense to say that" - Frank LeBoeuf points out 'really poor' aspect of Liverpool superstar's skillset

"That's what it is and it's no offense to say that" - Frank LeBoeuf points out 'really poor' aspect of Liverpool superstar's skillset

"You do not draw against Fulham in the first game if you have title aspirations" - Jamie O'Hara says Jurgen Klopp's team selection cost Liverpool the game in Premier League opener 
"You do not draw against Fulham in the first game if you have title aspirations" - Jamie O'Hara says Jurgen Klopp's team selection cost Liverpool the game in Premier League opener 

"You do not draw against Fulham in the first game if you have title aspirations" - Jamie O'Hara says Jurgen Klopp's team selection cost Liverpool the game in Premier League opener 

"Get your chequebook out!" - Ex-Premier League midfielder sends transfer message to Jurgen Klopp after 2-2 Fulham draw 
"Get your chequebook out!" - Ex-Premier League midfielder sends transfer message to Jurgen Klopp after 2-2 Fulham draw 

"Get your chequebook out!" - Ex-Premier League midfielder sends transfer message to Jurgen Klopp after 2-2 Fulham draw 

"You see Henderson" - Steve McManaman highlights how Liverpool captain 'had a go at' teammate during Fulham draw
"You see Henderson" - Steve McManaman highlights how Liverpool captain 'had a go at' teammate during Fulham draw

"You see Henderson" - Steve McManaman highlights how Liverpool captain 'had a go at' teammate during Fulham draw

“I’d be angry” – Peter Crouch feels Liverpool star will be ‘fuming’ at Klopp’s decision for Fulham clash 
“I’d be angry” – Peter Crouch feels Liverpool star will be ‘fuming’ at Klopp’s decision for Fulham clash 

“I’d be angry” – Peter Crouch feels Liverpool star will be ‘fuming’ at Klopp’s decision for Fulham clash 

“We can’t always hug the boys, we do that usually when they deserve it” – Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool attitude ‘wasn’t right’ after Fulham draw
“We can’t always hug the boys, we do that usually when they deserve it” – Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool attitude ‘wasn’t right’ after Fulham draw

“We can’t always hug the boys, we do that usually when they deserve it” – Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool attitude ‘wasn’t right’ after Fulham draw

“Never start again”, “He offers absolutely nothing” – Liverpool fans furious with ‘joke’ display from ‘most protected player’ in 2-2 draw against Fulham
“Never start again”, “He offers absolutely nothing” – Liverpool fans furious with ‘joke’ display from ‘most protected player’ in 2-2 draw against Fulham

“Never start again”, “He offers absolutely nothing” – Liverpool fans furious with ‘joke’ display from ‘most protected player’ in 2-2 draw against Fulham

Twitter erupts as Liverpool twice come from behind to secure 2-2 draw against Fulham
Twitter erupts as Liverpool twice come from behind to secure 2-2 draw against Fulham

Twitter erupts as Liverpool twice come from behind to secure 2-2 draw against Fulham

“Carvalho should be starting”, “We’re dusted” – Liverpool fans express disappointment with one player being named in line-up against Fulham 
“Carvalho should be starting”, “We’re dusted” – Liverpool fans express disappointment with one player being named in line-up against Fulham 

“Carvalho should be starting”, “We’re dusted” – Liverpool fans express disappointment with one player being named in line-up against Fulham 

“What game is Klopp playing?” – Liverpool fans question decision to leave out Reds star from line-up for Fulham game 
“What game is Klopp playing?” – Liverpool fans question decision to leave out Reds star from line-up for Fulham game 

“What game is Klopp playing?” – Liverpool fans question decision to leave out Reds star from line-up for Fulham game 

"There’s nothing better" - Pundit makes bold claims about Liverpool signing Darwin Nunez
"There’s nothing better" - Pundit makes bold claims about Liverpool signing Darwin Nunez

"There’s nothing better" - Pundit makes bold claims about Liverpool signing Darwin Nunez

“I don’t feel like they needed to sell him” – Premier League star claims Liverpool have lost their ‘best player’ after Sadio Mane transfer 
“I don’t feel like they needed to sell him” – Premier League star claims Liverpool have lost their ‘best player’ after Sadio Mane transfer 

“I don’t feel like they needed to sell him” – Premier League star claims Liverpool have lost their ‘best player’ after Sadio Mane transfer 

How Liverpool could line-up against Fulham in the Premier League
How Liverpool could line-up against Fulham in the Premier League

How Liverpool could line-up against Fulham in the Premier League

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp drops hint on whether Darwin Nunez will start against Fulham
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp drops hint on whether Darwin Nunez will start against Fulham

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp drops hint on whether Darwin Nunez will start against Fulham

"You'd tear your hair out with him starting a game" - Jamie Carragher says he was not convinced when Liverpool manager Klopp started £10 million man last season 
"You'd tear your hair out with him starting a game" - Jamie Carragher says he was not convinced when Liverpool manager Klopp started £10 million man last season 

"You'd tear your hair out with him starting a game" - Jamie Carragher says he was not convinced when Liverpool manager Klopp started £10 million man last season 

Jurgen Klopp wants Liverpool to submit quick bid for Bayern Munich superstar - Reports
Jurgen Klopp wants Liverpool to submit quick bid for Bayern Munich superstar - Reports

Jurgen Klopp wants Liverpool to submit quick bid for Bayern Munich superstar - Reports

Liverpool suffer another injury blow as star is ruled out of Premier League game against Fulham
Liverpool suffer another injury blow as star is ruled out of Premier League game against Fulham

Liverpool suffer another injury blow as star is ruled out of Premier League game against Fulham

“It’s the most fun you can have as a player” – Bayern Munich star names Liverpool among 3 clubs he wants to face in Champions League next season 
“It’s the most fun you can have as a player” – Bayern Munich star names Liverpool among 3 clubs he wants to face in Champions League next season 

“It’s the most fun you can have as a player” – Bayern Munich star names Liverpool among 3 clubs he wants to face in Champions League next season 

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