Jurgen Klopp could be set for a reunion with one of his finest proteges from his Borussia Dortmund days as midfielder Mario Gotze has been tipped to leave Bayern Munich this summer.
According to the Mirror, Gotze and incoming Bayern Munich manager Carlo Ancelotti recently discussed the 23-year-old midfielder’s future with the Bundesliga giants. Per the report, Ancelotti told Gotze that he should consider leaving Bayern Munich if he wants a shot at more first-team reps.
Gotze received his big break as a member of Klopp’s squad in the 2009-10 season, winning back-to-back Bundesliga titles for the German side and earning the prestigious Golden Boy Award in 2011. After scoring double-digit goals in the 2012-13 season, Gotze moved to Bayern Munich in a €37 million move.
Over the past few years, however, Gotze’s production has dipped and he played in fewer than half of Bayern Munich’s games this season. He has been consistently linked with a move to Liverpool, and reportedly has an offer of £20 million from Jurgen Klopp’s team.
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