Jurgen Klopp will take a break from football after stepping down as German Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund, but is he just waiting to take the reigns at Liverpool FC.
Klopp, who is 47 who took charge of Dortmund in 2008 and led Dortmund to a Bundesliga title in 2011 announced in April that he would be stepping down as manager at the end of the season. Klopp, who has been linked with managerial role at Liverpool FC for the last few weeks is only 11/8 with Paddypower to be the next Liverpool FC manager.
He also won a domestic league and cup double in 2012 and led Dortmund to the Champions League Final in 2013.
Klopp said in a statement which was published by the SID an agency in Germany “After seven intense and emotional years, I think it’s a good idea to let the numerous memories settle in before I take on a new challenge with my team refreshed and motivated”. Klopp who had previously said he would continue to coach without taking a break lost the German Cup in his final game in charge against Wolfsburg on Saturday. Dortmund lost 3-1.
Brendan Rodgers future has a subject of much discussion and a poor four or five games at the start of next season could see the end of the Northern Ireland man reign at Anfield, Klopp will no doubt wait till then to see if he can take charge.