Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has warned his fans against singing his name too soon during games according to the Liverpool Echo.
The German tactician was spotted instructing fans to stop chanting his name after Liverpool went 3-1 up against Leicester City on Saturday.
Klopp later explained that the chant may lead to complacency and wants the fans to focus on supporting the players. Liverpool fans began singing “Jurgen Klopp, la la la” midway through the second half with.
“I have to say, because I don’t know how else I can say this, please don’t sing my name before the game is decided!” Klopp told the Echo.
“Immediately when the Kop started signing ‘Jurgen Klopp la la la’ they were clear on Simon Mignolet.
“It’s like celebrating a penalty before you have scored.
“It was the same against Arsenal. It’s nice, but it’s not necessary. It would be really nice if you could stop please!”
Liverpool went onto win the game by a 4-1 scoreline with goals from Roberto Firmino, Adam Lallana and Sadio Mane.
Klopp’s side go into next weekend’s encounter with Chelsea in high spirits. The Blues are unbeaten in the Premier League this season and will be looking to bounce back to winning ways after being held to a 0-0 draw by Swansea City.
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