The German doesn’t anticipate to undergo the identical destiny as his compatriot (Footage: Getty / LFC TV)
Jurgen Klopp insists he isn’t nervous about his Liverpool future after Wednesday night time’s heavy defeat in opposition to Napoli and appeared to goal a dig at Chelsea’s hierarchy for dismissing Thomas Tuchel so shortly.
Liverpool suffered their joint heaviest defeat ever within the Champions League in opposition to Napoli, dropping 4-1 in Italy after a woeful defensive efficiency noticed them concede thrice in a dire first-half exhibiting.
Earlier within the day, Klopp’s compatriot and pal Tuchel misplaced his job at Chelsea after presiding over an underwhelming begin to the season – although he truly picked up a degree greater than Liverpool within the Premier League.
There are some parallels between the 2 managers and groups within the early levels of the season to this point, with each side performing properly under their common degree and dropping their opening Champions League matches on the street.
However Klopp feels that’s the place the similarities finish and believes Liverpool’s hierarchy are extra measured than Chelsea’s and can proceed to assist him.
Requested if he fears for his personal job following compatriot Tuchel’s dismissal, Klopp responded: ‘Not likely, however who is aware of?
‘The distinction is, clearly, there are totally different varieties of householders. Our house owners are fairly calm and anticipate from me to kind the scenario and never pondering that someone else ought to kind it.
‘That’s how they at all times noticed it, on the day that they modify their ideas they could inform me.’
Liverpool had been shambolic on the again in opposition to Napoli (Image: Getty)
Following Tuchel’s dismissal earlier within the day, Klopp was a really longshot to be the subsequent Premier League supervisor sacked however, after the heavy defeat to Napoli, his odds have shortened from 66/1 to only 12/1.
Talking about his facet’s poor efficiency in Naples, Klopp stated: ‘I feel the issues we had tonight had been apparent. Primary, Napoli performed a extremely good recreation and we performed a extremely dangerous recreation. Why did we play a nasty recreation? We can not ignore the beginning and the way it occurred, the way it began with the penalty after which shortly after that one other penalty.
‘On this environment, that’s not straightforward, however our issues clearly had been that we simply didn’t play ok. Which means in our particular case we had been by no means compact. I can’t keep in mind a scenario the place we had been compact. We had for 60 minutes not one counter-pressing scenario in a recreation the place we misplaced plenty of balls, simply because we had been far-off.
‘Which means we had been too huge in possession, we weren’t pushing up with the final line, the midfield was not related, so these are the soccer issues and they’re apparent. The questions now, as a result of I do know the boys need – they wish to win soccer video games – and the questions why they don’t do, that’s clearly my job to determine that out.
‘It’s not the primary time that we don’t play utterly properly, I do know that, and there are some causes which we all know, however I actually assume with all of the issues that occurred we should always have performed a a lot better recreation tonight – and we didn’t.
‘Once more, it’s my duty – it’s simply the issue is because the recreation completed I spoke to media and I didn’t have time to assume or no matter. I actually assume it is sensible to assume a second longer, watch the sport again, attempt to perceive after which have the precise message for the boys as a result of that’s a very powerful factor.’
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