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Jurgen Klopp Agrees New Deal With Liverpool Until 2024

 

Jurgen Klopp has agreed a contract extension with Liverpool till 2024, the runaway Premier League leaders introduced on Friday.

Klopp, who moved to Anfield in 2015, guided Liverpool to Champions League glory in June and they’re at present eight factors clear on the prime of the Premier League.

“For me personally this is a statement of intent, one which is built on my knowledge of what we as a partnership have achieved so far and what is still there for us to achieve,” the 52-year-old Klopp instructed Liverpool’s official web site.

“When I see the development of the club and the collaborative work that continues to take place, I feel my contribution can only grow.”

A press release from house owners the Fenway Sports Group (FSG) stated Liverpool had taken “giant strides in re-establishing themselves as one of world football’s powerhouses” underneath the German.

During Klopp’s first marketing campaign at Anfield, Liverpool reached the finals of each the League Cup and Europa League however ended the season empty-handed.

They misplaced 3-1 to Real Madrid within the 2018 Champions League ultimate however regrouped and have become European champions for a sixth time after a 2-0 win in opposition to Tottenham in Madrid this 12 months.

Liverpool misplaced only one match within the Premier League final season, racking up 97 factors — the very best within the membership’s historical past — however missed out on the title by a solitary level to Manchester City.

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So far this season, Klopp has overseen Liverpool’s surge to the highest of the Premier League, the place they at present sit eight factors clear after 15 wins from their opening 16 matches.

They are chasing their first English top-flight title since 1990, and their nineteenth total.

Klopp, who received two Bundesliga titles with Borussia Dortmund, stated success on the pitch was not the one measure of progress — he had additionally seen dedication from the house owners.

“When the call came in autumn 2015, I felt we were perfect for each other. If anything, now I feel I underestimated that. It is only with a total belief that the collaboration remains totally complementary on both sides that I am able to make this commitment to 2024.

“If I didn’t I would not be re-signing. This club is in such a good place I couldn’t contemplate leaving.”

Assistant managers Peter Krawietz and Pepijn Lijnders have additionally agreed offers protecting them on the membership till 2024.

Principal proprietor John Henry, chairman Tom Werner and FSG president Mike Gordon stated in a joint assertion: “We are absolutely delighted we have been able to reach an agreement with Jurgen, as well as Peter and Pep, on extending their time with the club.

“As we are sure our supporters would agree, it is truly wonderful news and we are all extremely thrilled, not only professionally, but personally too.”

Liverpool reached the knockout phases of the Champions League with a 2-0 win in opposition to Salzburg on Tuesday and can play within the Club World Cup in Qatar later this month.

AFP

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