The main reason why Jurgen Klopp decided to leave Liverpool now and not before

Jurgen Klopp was considering to leave last season but was convinced not to.

By Emmanuel Mendez

Jurgen Klopp was close to quit Liverpool last season but was persuaded not too.
Jurgen Klopp was close to quit Liverpool last season but was persuaded not too.
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Jurgen Klopp shocked many football fans when he announced himself leaving Liverpool at the end of the season. This has been a decision he made for a while, and he decided it was a good time to announce it. The German coach has been at Liverpool for nine years and admits to being tired of coaching for that long.

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Klopp says, "I am, how can I say it, running out of energy. I have no problem now, obviously; I am absolutely fine now. I know that I cannot do the job again and again and again. After the years we spent together and after all the things we went through together, the least I owe you is the truth, and that is the truth."

Klopp received a fantastic reception at Anfield in Liverpool's 5-2 win against Norwich in the FA Cup. The fans raised banners and flags with Klopp's face, and the German manager was emotional while hearing chants about him and the famous "You'll Never Walk Alone."

Klopp spoke after the game, saying, "It's emotional, but I have to pull myself together. I received all the messages. I'm not made of wood. I told the people to stop singing my song in games, and it's good that they obviously already stopped listening to me!"

Although he mentioned he decided to leave after this season, Klopp was considering to leave last season. Liverpool finished 5th in the Premier League last season and were eliminated from the Champions League Round of 16 against Real Madrid. One person convinced the German not to leave Liverpool mid-season last year.

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Jurgen Klopp's wife, Ulla Sandrock, convinced him to stay at Liverpool last season after considering to quit

According to the Times Sport, Jurgen Klopp was close to quitting Liverpool last season, but his wife, Ulla Sandrock, told him to reconsider. Klopp would have announced leaving Liverpool last year instead of this year, but Ulla told him to rebuild the team with new young players. Ulla also convinced Klopp to join Liverpool instead of Manchester United back when Klopp was at Borussia Dortmund. Ulla didn't believe it was right to replace or coach after Sir Alex Ferguson at Man United and believed the Liverpool job was more attractive.

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