‘Back where we belong’ Klopp has big Liverpool message after impressive 3-1 Bayern win
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has announce the club ‘are back where we belong’ after an impressive 3-1 win over German Champions Bayern Munich.
After a couple of seasons trying to prove that he would be capable of getting Liverpool back to the very top of the game, Klopp saw his side continue their chase for a Premier League and Champions League double by tearing apart Munich.
Sadio Mane picked up a double and Virgil Van Dijk netted in a comfortable 3-1 victory at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday night to put the Reds through to the quarter finals for the second season in a row.
And Klopp has admitted his delight at the win, claiming that the side are now back where they belong.
“Scoring three here is really difficult, that’s massive, and a big step for us,” said Klopp on the Sky Sports news website.
“We will see what we can do with it, but it’s a fantastic sign. I love it. We set a mark for LFC with this wonderful club that we really are back on the landscape of top international football.
“We all think that’s where this club belongs and tonight we proved it at least a bit. I am really happy about the result and the fact we are through.
“There are some places in world football where whatever team comes, whether it’s Manchester City, Barcelona, Real Madrid, they know it is a very tough place. It’s not about playing your best free-flowing football, that’s not possible against this quality because you cannot use your speed really because the other team is quick as well. It’s not a massive advantage. You have to find different ways and tonight we found them.
“That makes me really proud and happy because I really think this club deserves the awareness again. We are back, it’s so good. We have a lot to improve and develop and a lot to learn but we are back and I like that fact.”
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Klopp is on a mission to bring the success back to Anfield and winning the Champions League is high up on his list of things to accomplish, but the German has his eyes on a Premier League title and when it comes down to it, the Champions League is not as important as the English title.
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