Jurgen Klopp says he would like to hug his players on Liverpool’s return, but admits this is not possible
“I’d like to give them a hug. It’s been a long time since I’ve seen them and I really like them ‘: Jurgen Klopp reveals the first thing he would love to do when he returns to Liverpool, but acknowledges he can’t because of social distance rules
- Jurgen Klopp said the first thing when football returns is to embrace its players
- But the Liverpool boss admitted that this is not possible due to restrictions
- Social distance measures will continue when football returns
- Physical contact between managers and players is limited for safety
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Jurgen Klopp has revealed that the first thing he would love to see when he sees his Liverpool players next time is give them a hug.
The manager admitted that his wish would not be possible due to the coronavirus pandemic, as social distance measures will still be in effect when football finally returns.
In an interview with BT SportKlopp said he missed his players and talked about the measures needed to ensure their safety.
Jurgen Klopp said he would like to give his players a huge amount the next time he sees them
But the Liverpool manager admitted that this is not possible due to the coronavirus restrictions
“Frankly, I’d like to give them a hug.
“It’s been a long time since I’ve seen them and I really like them.
“Although that is probably not allowed, so we will leave that much later.
Football was suspended in England in March and the German said he misses his players a lot
“But we have to be professional from day one, we have to check individual status first, and once we know that, we can start from there.
Premier League clubs will participate in a virtual meeting on Monday as part of the final round of Project Restart talks.
Liverpool allow players to train in isolation in Melwood, but a maximum of three are allowed to enter the premises and no coaching staff is provided
The Reds were 25 points clear at the top of the Premier League and two wins away from capturing the title.
Liverpool were 25 points clear at the top of the Premier League and two victories from the title