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Why Liverpool Boss Jurgen Klopp Hopes He Doesn't Have To Give Up His House If Brendan Rodgers Returns To The Premier League

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp hopes he doesn't have to find a new house
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp hopes he doesn't have to find a new house

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says he would welcome Brendan Rodgers back to the Premier League - so long as it's not with Everton.

The Celtic manager is being linked with the vacancy at Leicester and could be moving south of the border as early as this week.

Klopp was asked for his thoughts about a possible move for Rodgers - his landlord - at a press conference today and his reply brought a smile. Klopp currently rents Rodgers' old home in picturesque Formby.

"As long as he doesn’t go to Everton I am fine as he would want his house back but Leicester is too far for that!" replied Klopp. “It’s not an easy situation for Celtic - I have heard of it and there must be some rumours if I’m aware - but wherever he goes I wish him well.”

Klopp also refered to the fitness of Roberto Firmino who sustained an injury in Sunday's 0-0 draw at Manchester United. He said: “It is not as bad as it first looked. Because it is Bobby there is a chance for tomorrow but he will have a big chance for the derby.

“Writing him off is silly because he recovers pretty quick”

Liverpool face Watford next as they look to keep up their title bid. Klopp said: “My job is to help the players perform on the highest level. Everyone saw at United we were confident and we were much better when all of United’s players were on the pitch but the game changed completely.

“The open game and we were better. It changed and we were still in charge and gave nothing away. That is important. The new awareness of Liverpool has changed a lot of things but we’ve always had solutions in the games.

“Imagine we hadn’t lost at City, it was millimetres. In the United game there was a clear penalty situation. It could have been different but the boys fight for the results.” 

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