27 months at the helm and we're finally seeing Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool
Jurgen Klopp has transformed Liverpool FC into the most electrifying team in the country. The Reds status as the team to beat was confirmed after today’s thrilling 4-3 victory over League leaders Manchester City.
Although hopes of a title challenge are all but over, there is plenty to look forward to concerning the Premier League’s most in-form team.
Liverpool are still in with a chance at silverware this season, as Jurgen Klopp has guided the Reds into the last 16 of the Champions League, and into the fourth round of the FA Cup.
But why has it taken so long for the German manager to deliver this exhilarating football?
For the first time in his Liverpool career, we are seeing his team. It has taken the best part of two years to construct it, yet he unleashed it this afternoon to beat the league leaders.
The starting lineup from today boasted a team mostly purchased by Klopp himself, as only Dejan Lovren and Emre Can were brought in by previous Reds manager Brendan Rodgers.
Record signing Virgil Van Dijk will oust the inconsistent Dejan Lovren and Emre Can is out of contract this Summer, opening space for Klopp’s inbound midfielder Naby Keita.
The very same thing happened at his previous job at Borrussia Dortmund, as it was over two years before the German started delivering trophies there.
As was the case over in Germany, Klopp has a youthful team full of energy, who want to impress. It has widely been reported that many of his transfer target’s chose the switch to Anfield purely to play under him.
This Liverpool team have not lost in 18 games, and show no signs of slowing down as evidenced from today’s result.
Klopp, having assembled his squad, will deliver trophies to Anfield – the Premier League will not be a one horse race come next season.
In other Liverpool news, the Reds have been put on high alert after one of their transfer targets was left out of his teams squad for todays game.