Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has addressed concerns over his future at the club, following a disappointing season for the Reds.
Liverpool have fallen from title contenders to mid-table mediocrity in the 2022/23 campaign, currently sitting in eighth place in the Premier League table, behind the likes of Brighton and Brentford.
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Additionally, the club suffered an early exit from the UEFA Champions League at the hands of Real Madrid.
Despite this downturn in form, Klopp insisted that he has no plans to leave Liverpool in the near future, downplaying speculation about his long-term future at Anfield.
Klopp drew comparisons to his previous tenure at Borussia Dortmund, where he stepped back and the team turned around while he was stepping back.
He mentioned that leaving Liverpool was not his plan and he was trying a lot, in moments it did work out, and in others not, and the inconsistency was the most annoying part of it.
Klopp also addressed the recent wave of managerial sackings in the Premier League this season, stating that with so many managers losing their jobs, he felt like the elephant in the room due to Liverpools poor form.
Klopp’s Liverpool will be looking to turn their season around when they face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday evening.
The German managers comments will be a relief to Liverpool fans, who have seen their team struggle this season after dominating English football in recent years.
Klopp has been instrumental in Liverpools recent success, winning the Premier League and UEFA Champions League during his tenure.
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Liverpools form has been affected by a series of injuries to key players, including Virgil van Dijk, Fabinho, and Naby Keita.
However, Klopp and his team will be hoping to re-find their form and climb up the Premier League table in the remaining games of the season.
Liverpools next few games will be crucial in determining their fate this season, with fixtures against Chelsea, Arsenal, and Manchester City on the horizon.
Klopp will be hoping to steer Liverpool back to winning ways and restore the clubs status as one of the top teams in English football.