Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp has suddenly resigned. While the news came as a surprise to fans, the club and Klopp had been in communication since late last year.
The Reds officially announced on Monday that they are parting ways with Klopp at the end of the season. “I don’t know how to say it, but I ran out of energy,” Klopp said in his farewell.
“Klopp called Fenway Sports Group (FSG, owner of Liverpool) chairman Mike Gordon in November last year,” The Athletic reported. 안전놀이터 He informed him that, after much consideration, he had concluded that this season would be his last at Anfield (Liverpool’s home).
Liverpool and Klopp couldn’t hide it forever.
‘It was not an announcement to be made in haste,’ said The Athletic. Klopp was given time from November to January. Klopp’s position hasn’t changed. He knew that the longer he waited, the more likely it was that information would leak through the media. “We decided to make a big announcement,” he explained.
“In an ideal world, I would announce it at the end of the season, but that’s not possible. I had to make the decision because no one is going to fire me,” Klopp confessed.
“The reaction from staff and players alike has been completely shocking,” said The Athletic. ‘No one, apart from a few officials, expected this to happen. Some staff members were in tears.
There are no health problems. He just needed a break. Klopp actually had two more years left on his contract.
“My performance is based on energy and emotion. If I can’t do more, I have to stop. When I signed the contract, I was 100% sure I could last until 2026. But I realized that my resources are not infinite. I’m not young anymore,” he lamented.
For the next year, Klopp plans to completely drop everything.
“If you ask me if I have plans to return to coaching, I would say no, not now. Of course, I can change my mind. But what is certain is that I will never take charge of another Premier League club. It’s impossible. My love for Liverpool is huge. 파워볼게임 We are a family and Liverpool is part of my life. This is home. I will not manage any club or country for at least another year,” he said emphatically.
Klopp added: “I will love Liverpool forever. I will be forever grateful. I will forever cherish our memories. I hope you accept my decision,” he wrote to the fans.
Klopp took charge of Liverpool ahead of the 2015-2016 season. He led the Reds to their first ever Premier League title in the 2019-20 season. He has won every major trophy in the game, including the FA Cup, Carabao Cup, Community Shield, Champions League, Super Cup, and Club World Cup.