Jurgen Klopp: Gerrard is younger version of Ferguson


Five wins in a row in all competitions and chances are more favorable to finishing in top-flight Premier League position. These are the new achievements of new manager Jurgen Klopp in England.

He did the same with Borussia Dortmund in Bundesliga and led them to a top contender in all major tournaments. Now it can possible in Anfield too. Klopp transformed the team with what he has, no new signings and no big price tag players.

Liverpool is silently moving upward since his arrival from Germany.  He wants to bring some new blood to team during January window.

He got call from Sir Alex Ferguson and he revealed their phone conversation to media, but he cropped it.

Klopp about Alex Ferguson: “He said congratulations and the rest is private. But I’ve had the huge honour of meeting him a few times and of course he is a role model for every manager in football.”

“It was a big pleasure because he’s a funny person and something like a book of history in football so it was good to spend some time with him.”

Last week, former Liverpool giant Steven Gerrard was appeared in Anfield and did some training with players and new manager.

He compared Gerrard with Ferguson: “He has the same thing as Alex, only a younger version, It’s good to have him here.”

“It’s very important to us because we can show that if you behave like Steven Gerrard in the years he was here and work like he did, then the door has to be open always and that’s what we’re doing now.

“Everybody knows him better than myself so it’s good to have him around because he’s a nice person and all the players love him.” He concluded.

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