- Jürgen Klopp is not looking forward to be remembered as Liverpool manager in 50 years time
- The German tactician is not keen on views of other people
- Klopp is excited his players are in positive mood ahead Fulham game in the EPL on Sunday
Jürgen Klopp insists he wants to be judged by God and not after trophies he wins at Premier League campaigners Liverpool.
According to The Guardian, the German tactician, whose side Liverpool remain on course to cart home the Premier League and the Champions League, when thy trade tackles with Porto in the quarter-finals, is not ready to open talks about winning his trophy this term.
Klopp stressed that the Reds performance against Bayern on Wednesday have elevated the club to the level it rightly belong. He waved off the idea that his tenure as Liverpool manager is centered on trophies.
“You can’t imagine how less I’m interested in that,” Klopp was quoted as saying on Friday.
“I never thought about myself in that way. My job is to do everything I can to help the team be as successful as possible. I’m not searching to be remembered in 50 years or whatever. For me it’s no pressure, only opportunity. I love what I do, I think I have a fantastic team out there, and that’s all that I need to be a happy person.
“I respect a lot the desire of all the people and the players, and I can be really part of that, I can be part of that dream. But it’s not for me at the end, it’s for the people. I am not interested in who judges me. God judges me one day and that is the only thing I am interested in. What other people say about me I couldn’t be less interested,” the German tactician stressed, even as he was quick to add that his players are looking forward to the Fulham game in excellent mood after overcoming Bayern.
“I was happy when I saw and heard the dressing room after the [Bayern] game that the boys were happy. It was a big one for all of us. We were always focused and we will stay focused – that’s all that I will say. It’s not that we were surprised about ourselves that we can beat Bayern. About how we did it I’m not surprised, but I’m really happy that we could prove something like that.
“Now, let’s be completely concentrated on Fulham and don’t think about what happens afterwards or whatever. Just play that game and stay in the same mood like we always were: confident but greedy, aggressive, direct, all what you need in a football game. Stay in that mood and everything will be fine,” Klopp submitted.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Liverpool advanced to the quarterfinal stage of the Champions League after beating Bayern Munich 3-1 at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday night, March 13.
Senegal international Sadio Mane opened scoring for the Premier League outfit just after 26 minutes of action in Germany.
With Virgil van Dijk claiming the assist for the goal which the attacker superbly took on Manuel Neuer and a couple of defenders before carefully placing the ball into the back of the net.
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