“I have no intention of coaching at the moment”

Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp, 56, has no intention of taking over the reins next season.

“The only thing I know about Italy is Italian food,” Klopp said when asked if he would like to continue his managerial career in Serie A after leaving Liverpool, according to British media outlet The Mirror on Wednesday (Nov. 11). “I don’t have any further plans for my career as a manager at the moment. Maybe in a year’s time it will be different, but for now I have no plans (to coach). I’m not planning anything,” he said, cutting to the chase.

Klopp told Liverpool in January that he would only manage the team until the end of the season. The club made it official.

Klopp began his coaching career in 2001 after finishing his playing career at FSV Mainz 05, where he immediately took over as manager. 스포츠토토 He then took charge of Borussia Dortmund in 2008, winning two Bundesliga titles and a UEFA Champions League runner-up finish.

Klopp joined Liverpool in 2015 and has been in charge of the club ever since.

He has won seven trophies with Liverpool, including one Premier League title (2019-2020), the FA Cup (2021-2022), the EFL Cup (2021-2022), and the UEFA Champions League (2018-2019).

According to Liverpool, Klopp said: “The energy is running out. I know I can’t keep doing this,” he said, adding: “I have no problems, but I knew I had to make an announcement (about leaving Liverpool) at some point. I already informed the club in November (last year). At the end of this season there will be a goodbye. I am grateful to Liverpool.”

As Klopp says goodbye to Liverpool, there has been a constant focus on his next destination. “I want to take a break,” Klopp said at the time. However, with several teams changing managers immediately after the season, there was no shortage of questions about Klopp’s immediate rehire.

Eventually, Klopp nailed it again. He said publicly and repeatedly that he has no intention of coaching at the moment.

Meanwhile, Ruben Amorim, 39, manager of Sporting CP in the Portuguese league, is the favorite to become Liverpool’s next manager.

British media outlets such as Sky Sports and Team Talk reported on the 9th that “Liverpool have offered Amorim a three-year contract. Amorim is also positive about becoming Liverpool’s new manager. The two sides are in the process of finalizing the financial part of the agreement.” However, Fabrizio Romano, a journalist familiar with the European transfer market, 슬롯사이트 순위 said on Tuesday that the final stages of negotiations have yet to take place.

Amorim, who spent the longest period of his career at Benfica (2008-2017), has been in charge of Sporting since 2020. He led Sporting to the Primeira Liga title in the 2020-2021 season, the top flight of Portuguese professional soccer.

He was also named the 2021 Primeira Liga Coach of the Year.