The Liverpool manager turned 50 on Friday. In his 3rd year with Borussia Dortmund he won the Bundesliga - so here's to a successful 3rd season with Liverpool FC! Happy birthday to Jürgen Klopp.
Bundesliga exports Jürgen Klopp and Thomas Tuchel are set to clash on the sidelines on the opening matchday of the Champions League as Liverpool host PSG. Borussia Dortmund are in Bruges and Schalke host Porto.
A late Roberto Firmino goal sealed a 3-2 win for Jürgen Klopp's Liverpool over Thomas Tuchel's Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday. At Anfield, two German coaches found themselves at different stages with their clubs.
Comparing somebody to legendary Liverpool manager and Scot Bill Shankly on Merseyside is liable to earn you howls of laughter, or worse. And yet another outsider, Jürgen Klopp, bears many of Shankly's hallmarks.
Borussia Dortmund have already identified Peter Stöger's successor, according to reports in Germany. Swiss technician Lucien Favre has plenty of Bundesliga experience but there is a huge rebuilding job to be done.
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