Jurgen Klopp

DT Exclusive: Jurgen Klopp’s secret messages to Virgil van Dijk

The texts that prompted an investigation into Liverpool’s conduct Liverpool have been forced to apologize and end their pursuit of top transfer target Virgil van Dijk after Southampton filed a complaint accusing them of tapping up their captain. According to the Telegraph, Van Dijk was flown to Blackpool for a meeting with Klopp, who later …

Howler Book Club: Jurgen Klopp elicits the spirit of a Liverpool legend

Connecting with Liverpool’s past through their present (Liverpool FC) David Peace’s Red or Dead is our first ever Howler Book Club selection. Though its subject is iconic Liverpool manager Bill Shankly, a man who led the club from 1959–1974, Howler contributor and Liverpool fan Gaby Kirschner has found parallels between Shankly and what current Liverpool manager …

Jurgen Klopp has jokes about Liverpool’s preseason opponents

Following Liverpool’s preseason opener against non-league Tranmere Rovers last week, Jurgen Klopp was in a giggly mood. “Really good football players, to be honest,” he said of the Tranmere players. “In the fifth league or something, so they showed a little bit that with one or two kilos more on the hips you still can …

Liverpool make horrifying Jurgen Klopp head birthday cake

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp celebrates his 49th birthday on June 16, so to mark the occasion, the club decided to create an abomination of nature. This is Jurgen Klopp’s birthday cake. It is made of a Rice Krispie treat base and it is supposed to look like Klopp himself, but the result is what you …

Odd theory claims Liverpool are more than just Jurgen Klopp

Everyone knows that Liverpool’s recent success is all down to the club being awarded victories for Jurgen Klopp’s hugs, celebrations, and funny press conferences, but a crackpot new theory maintains that an entire staff and squad of players have also contributed. While most coverage of Liverpool’s win over Villarreal in the semifinals of the Europa …

Jurgen Klopp’s return to Dortmund in pictures

It can be tough to see your ex doing better than you are after you break up with them, and yet, that was the situation Jurgen Klopp found himself in when he returned to Dortmund for the first time since leaving them in seventh place at the end of last season. Rejuvenated under Thomas Tuchel …