Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang warns Liverpool players not to make Jurgen Klopp angry

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Borussia Dortmund’s in-form striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has warned Liverpool’s players not to make Jurgen Klopp angry - they won’t like him when he’s angry.

The 26-year-old, who has been linked with a move to Anfield in recent weeks, has tipped Klopp to “work his genius” with the Merseyside outfit - according to BBC World Service sports reporter John Bennett - but hinted that the jovial German coach is capable of losing his temper.

“It's a club with a lot of history,” Aubameyang was quoted as saying about Liverpool. “Klopp will work his genius there. My advice for the players? Don't make him angry."


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The Gabon international was signed by Klopp, from Saint-Etienne for an undisclosed fee, in the summer of 2013 as a replacement for Robert Lewandowski.

His first season at Signal Iduna Park wasn’t anything to shout home about, but the 26-year-old was a key player in his second - and final - season working under Klopp, scoring 26 goals in 46 appearances.

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Aubameyang has raised his game this season

This season under the management of Thomas Tuchel, however, Aubameyang has already scored 20 goals in just 17 matches - 13 of which have come in the Bundesliga, putting him joint-top of the goalscoring charts in Germany, alongside the aforementioned Lewandowski.

Liverpool fans are hoping that Klopp can sign one of his star former players - like Aubameyang, Lewandowski or Marco Reus - when the transfer window re-opens in January.

But in order to attract players of this calibre, it’s essential that Liverpool qualify for the Champions League - or are at least on course to qualify for Europe’s premier club competition.

It’s not beyond the realms of possibility that Liverpool will secure a top-four finish this season, although Aubameyang is still unlikely to end up at Anfield in 2016 even if they do.

The striker has made it clear - per BBC Sport - that La Liga, rather than the Premier League, is his preferred next destination.

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