Jurgen Klopp reveals he won't ask for his players' opinions before a match

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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has comically revealed that he doesn't ask for the opinion of his players before a match. 

The German coach, who took over the helm at Anfield back in October, has admitted that he doesn't ask his players for advice because he rarely gets the answer that he's looking for. 

Klopp has had an indifferent spell since arriving on English soil and will be hoping his side finish strongly as the season approaches its final stages. 


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He had to watch on, of course, as his side suffered a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Southampton in their last outing, but it seems that he probably didn't ask for his players' thoughts before the clash. 

While filming with Subway, as per the Daily Mail, the German coach stated: "Don't ask your team. Don't ask your team something! It is something really rare you get the answer you want.

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"What do you think about this? Oh my god, I asked!"

What do Liverpool have left to play for? 

Klopp, then, still has a fair few games remaining to make an impression in his debut season on English soil. 

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His side's two-legged victory over rivals Manchester United must be his greatest achievement at the club yet, but he was well and truly brought back down to earth against Saints on Sunday. 

But by no means is Liverpool's season over. The priority, understandably, will be Europe; the Reds are set to take on Borussia Dortmund - Klopp's former team - in the quarter-finals of the competition. 

Liverpool will begin the game as underdogs, but there's no reason why the Klopp-factor won't help them progress. The club's best players will be desperate to prove their credentials and reach the last four of the tournament. If Liverpool manage to overcome Dortmund, then there could be no stopping them in their pursuit of success.

They still have a job to do in the Premier League, too; a top-four finish will be difficult, but while it remains possible, Klopp's side must continue to fight. 

As it stands, they sit seven points behind Manchester City with a game in hand. With six of their final nine league outings set to take place at Anfield, it would be foolish to completely disregard their top four credentials at this stage. 

Where do you think Liverpool will finish in the league this season? Have your say below! 

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