‘He loves Liverpool’ – Barnes responds to the rumors of Klopp’s exit

Liverpool legend John Barnes has responded to rumors that German boss Jurgen Klopp would possibly leave Anfield.

Klopp has come in for criticism this season, with the Reds sitting in sixth place and successfully out of the title race.

Their title defense this season has been hampered by accidents to a number of defenders and midfielders.


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Responding to hypothesis that Klopp could be leaving, Barnes said: “Well, it is similar to the players, I can not see why Jurgen Klopp would not be there subsequent season.

“Having said that, football is football, managers typically go very regularly. Nevertheless, I really assume that if Jurgen Klopp does not come back for subsequent season, it isn’t as a result of Liverpool did not win the league.

“Klopp has created a great, constant team with Liverpool – with a team sprinting at a report level.

“Sure, the last few months haven’t been excellent, however I feel COVID-19 and all the problems and uncertainties that this virus has introduced, it is no marvel that players will not carry out within the best means attainable.

“However I do not assume a tough time would result in Klopp leaving.

“Klopp loves Liverpool and I feel he’ll stay till the end of his contract.”

The manager has needed to deal with first-team accidents Jordan Henderson, Virgil Van Dijk and Fabinho.

Thiago, Joel Matip and Joe Gomez have additionally spent time on the sidelines.

Regardless of this season being a weak title defense, Liverpool can nonetheless make 2020/21 profitable.

They’re midway via to the final eight of the remaining Champions League securing a 2-0 away win over RB Leipzig last month.

Liverpool want solely dangle on to their combination result in cement a spot within the last eight of Europe’s elite competition.

A victory within the Champions League would present Liverpool’s means as soon as once more.

The following ‘Reds’ match is a serious conflict with Chelsea on Thursday.

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