Klopp admits he is still learning about Liverpool players

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has admitted that he still getting to know the squad that he has inherited at Anfield and has a lot of work to do to make the club successful.

The highly rated German manager replaced the dismissed Brendan Rodgers in the Merseyside hot seat earlier this season and initially has had an overarching positive impact on the team.

Klopp arrived at Liverpool will a stellar reputation from his days at Borussia Dortmund, where he renowned for getting the best out of a young group of players.

The tactician is clearly helping to improve the Reds’ squad, but has admitted that he is still getting to know a lot of the players at his disposal.

“We worked in completely different circumstances and with different individuals in Dortmund,” The Express quote Klopp as saying.

“We didn’t have a Dortmund plan and say, ‘Ok, give us three years and we’ll win the German title’.

“We don’t have that plan here either. We just always try to learn and understand more about the players. That is really the most important thing.

“It is not our job to find a new way to play football. For this you need a genius and we are not. We try to make the best with the players we have and at this moment we don’t know what is best.

Liverpool have moved up the league table under the German trainer and have hopes of finishing in the top four this season and qualifying for the Champions League.

The Reds travel to take on Newcastle at St James’ Park this weekend, with a victory over the struggling hosts having the potential to move Klopp’s men closer to the top of the table.

 


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