Jurgen Klopp Liverpool announce German as coach

Liverpool have confirmed Jurgen Klopp as their 20th manager replacing Brendan Rodgers

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  play Jurgen Klopp confirmed as Liverpool coach (Liverpool FC via Getty Images)
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Liverpool have confirmed announced German coach, Jurgen Klopp as their next manager to replace Brendan Rodgers.

Rodgers was sacked on Sunday, October 4 just hours after their 1-1 draw with Everton at Goodison Park.

Liverpool in a short statement published on their official website on Thursday night revealed that he will be unveiled at a press conference tomorrow.

"The German coach has signed a deal to take the helm at the Reds and will be presented at a press conference at Anfield on Friday morning," a statement on the website said.

  play Klopp arrived on Merseyside on Thursday afternoon at 5pm (Ian Hodgson via Daily Mail)



According to reports, Klopp has signed a bumper deal worth more than £6million per year for three years with an option for them to be extended by another 12 months.

The 47-year-old Klopp made his name at Borussia Dortmund where he won two Bundesliga titles.


Klopp arrived on Merseyside on Thursday afternoon at 5pm, having flown into the city’s John Lennon airport on a private jet from Dortmund airfield.

He was accompanied on the 90-minute flight by his family and his trusted assistants Zeljko Buvac and Peter Krawietz.

Watch this Klopp video, below:

Celebration of German coach, Jurgen Klopp

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