Liverpool growing ‘increasingly fearful’ of losing manager Jurgen Klopp to the Germany national team
- Liverpool are reportedly wary of Germany coming in for manager Jurgen Klopp
- The 52-year-old has so far not committed to a contract extension at Anfield
- Klopp has three years remaining on his current deal, running until 2022
- It is understood Germany will turn to Klopp once Joachim Low departs
Liverpool are reportedly growing ‘increasingly fearful’ of boss Jurgen Klopp being poached by the German national side, and succumbing to the desire to manage his country.
Klopp currently has three years remaining on his Anfield contract – running until 2022 – but is yet to commit to any form of further extension.
But the Reds are now wary of Germany coming in to take their master tactician, according to reports in the Mirror.
Liverpool are reportedly wary of Germany coming in for manager Jurgen Klopp
Klopp, who recently won FIFA’s The Best Men’s Coach award, is believed to hold ambitions to one day become national boss.
Germany currently have Joachim Low at the helm, but are on the lookout for replacements once his tenure comes to an end.
Liverpool owners Fenway Sports Group have been keen to hand Klopp an extension at Anfield after his work last season saw the club crowned European champions for the sixth time in their history.
The Reds are currently top of the Premier League table after winning all of their seven matches so far this campaign.
Klopp was made to sweat at Bramall Lane as Liverpool ground out victory over Sheffield United
Klopp was made to sweat on Saturday however, as Liverpool ground out a slender 1-0 victory over newly promoted Sheffield United at Bramall Lane.
Chris Wilder’s men pressed all over the pitch during the early kick-off, and were only undone following a Dean Henderson error allowing Gini Wijnaldum’s volley to squeeze between his legs.
Liverpool return to action on Wednesday night against RB Salzburg in the Champions League.