Football

Jurgen Klopp ready for Europa League challenge

Published 6 Comments

Football News
24/7

Jurgen Klopp's latest comments regarding the Europa League should excite the Liverpool faithful. 

As reported by the Liverpool Echo, the revered German coach claims he wouldn't send a crop of youngsters to Spain to play European giants Real Madrid while he suggested that he's not worried about his side having to manage the demands of European and domestic football. 

Fielding a strong Liverpool side in Russia on Thursday night, Klopp's side secured their first Europa League win of the season as they beat Rubin Kazan by one goal to nil. 

SUBMIT AN ARTICLE

Apply to become a GMS writer by signing up and submitting a 250 word test article: http://gms.to/haveyoursay5

Article continues below

And the enigmatic manager appears to be ready for the European challenge, as he told reporters: “If you play Champions League, you are playing Wednesday and Saturday.

“Nobody says ‘okay, come on, go to Real Madrid with 17 year old guys!’ – that is not fair for them. They get experience but not the experience they should get.

Article continues below

“Where is the difference (with Thursday and Sunday)? Is the only benefit that you like the other tournament more?"

Exciting comments 

Klopp's attitude towards the Europa League shouldn't be underestimated. Ultimately, the Kop will remember only too well when Brendan Rodgers took a rather inexperienced side to the Bernabeu last season. On that night, the Reds were beaten in what proved to be a dismal European campaign.

Rodgers' attitude towards the competition wasn't good enough, but Klopp is superior to his predecessor. Things are different under the new regime; Klopp, of course, will be sensible in his approach, but he will be desperate to secure silverware for the club. 

The Europa League represents an opportunity for Liverpool and, under the guidance of Klopp, they could actually win the competition. 

Liverpool fans: can you win the Europa League this season? Have your say below! 

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Premier League
Liverpool
Football

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again