Angry Klopp: ‘I f***ing wish I could speak German to you’

Date published: Monday 13th November 2017 10:14

Adam Lallana has revealed the rather sweary extents to which Jurgen Klopp can become angry with his Liverpool players.

Lallana has been a key member of Klopp’s Liverpool since he was appointed manager in October 2015.

The England midfielder is currently sidelined through injury but has discussed his manager with Raphael Honigstein, who has written a book titled ‘Klopp: Bring the Noise’.

“A lot of the time, mainly when he’s angry, Klopp says: ‘I f***ing wish I could speak German to you,'” said Lallana.

“His English is tremendous, actually. I understand whatever he needs and wants to say. But it does frustrate him at times.

“He can give you a b*ll*cking, he can really praise you. The hugs, they are really genuine as well.

“He will tell you when he is happy with you. He will tell you when he is not happy with you. He is just genuine, straight-up.

“He can’t hide his emotions, can he? If he wants to say something he will end up saying it. He says he can be your friend, but not your best friend, because he has to have those difficult conversations with you at times. He would sometimes get frustrated, telling us that we don’t believe how good we are.”

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