Jurgen Klopp attempts Daniel Sturridge's celebration

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Daniel Sturridge's playing time may have been limited over the last two seasons but whenever the striker does get fit enough to feature, he usually scores.

And of course, that means his iconic dance celebration is rolled out again, much to the delight of the Anfield faithful.

But it's unlikely he would have ever thought his manager, Jurgen Klopp, would ever be caught trying to replicate his 'wobbly arm' routine.

The German has garnered somewhat of a reputation for the close bond he develops with his players but earlier this week revealed his sterner side by sending Mamadou Sakho home from Liverpool's US tour for disciplinary reasons.

However, in a video that has appeared online overnight, the Liverpool boss showed he has returned to his light-hearted manner ahead of the Reds' next pre-season clash on Sunday against AC Milan.

As you can see from the tweet below, Klopp looked very relaxed during his brief attempt to replicate his star striker's signature celebration.

Admittedly, it does look more like a bizarre swimming stroke than any form of dance but we're in little doubt Sturridge has spent countless hours in front of a mirror to perfect the move so Klopp deserves some credit for his best effort.

Sturridge revealed last year that his current celebration isn't actually his preferred method of celebrating a goal.

The England international confirmed that his favourite way to revel after finding the back of the net is actually condemned in the modern game.

He told BBC Match of the Day magazine, as per the Independent: "Back in the day the best celebration was the shirt over the head, but now that's a yellow card – that's how this one started."

The 26-year-old could make his first appearance of Liverpool's pre-season against Milan after returning to training last week.

Sturridge has revealed how tough his first pre-season under Klopp has been but remains hopeful the extra work now will help him feature more prominently.

“It’s a lot more intense, probably the most intense I’ve ever experienced at any club," he told Liverpool's official website.

“It is just a different intensity and a different kind of pre-season. It is certainly something that everyone is getting used to and will hopefully put us in good stead for the season."

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