Liverpool are poised to make Jurgen Klopp their new manager, but if anyone still had their doubts about the former Borussia Dortmund boss, a recent stamp of approval from one of the world’s top bosses should put an end to them.
According to the Telegraph, German national team manager Joachim Low – winner of the 2014 FIFA World Cup – has come out in support of Klopp as the new Liverpool manager. Having managed numerous Dortmund players coached by Klopp, Low has familiarity with Klopp’s style and believes comparisons can be made between Dortmund’s past success and Liverpool’s future.
“I think there are strong parallels between Dortmund and Liverpool with the passion and size of their support,” Low said.
“I think it is a good fit… if an agreement can be reached it will be good for both.
“Mr Klopp, if you look back, was fantastically successful, exceptionally successful at Dortmund. He unleashed a lot of emotion in Dortmund supporters and (he can do the same for Liverpool.)
The 48-year-old Klopp has been on a sabbatical since leaving Borussia Dortmund, a club he led to two Bundesliga titles, four German football cups and a narrow Champions League final loss to Bayern Munich in 2013.
Though a deal has not been made official, Klopp is believed to be the man to replace recently-dismissed manager Brendan Rodgers.
Liverpool are currently 10th on the Premier League table heading into the international break.
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