Jurgen Klopp watched a Hillsborough documentary after becoming Liverpool manager

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Nine months into his tenure as Liverpool manager and Jurgen Klopp has already adored himself to the club's devoted fans.

His eccentric and 'heavy metal' approach to football has made a significant difference at Anfield and whilst he has little to show for it so far, exciting times lie ahead.

It's the extreme lengths that Klopp goes to in order for Liverpool's players and fans to be happy that makes him such a loveable character.


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In fact, so determined is the German to succeed that, upon his arrival, he watched a Hillsborough documentary to get a feel for the club's history and struggles.

The former Borussia Dortmund boss claims that from the moment he finished watching, he fell in love with the club.

He told ESPN: "I love this city for what they did in the 27 years after Hillsborough.

"The nonstop fight for justice, the way they all stuck together. At the memorial, I heard Evertonians talking about it and how they were affected and the respect that exists.

"You know, it's easy to say it's only football, but here there is so much more behind it.

"In such an awful tragedy, we saw so much unity in a city like Liverpool. I don't think that's something to take for granted.

"There are many other places where it would not happen. That's one of the things that makes this city special."

Class. It's this kind of act that will see Klopp become a success at Liverpool and write his name into their history books.

And he's going about doing so the right way where the summer transfer window is concerned too, having made a number of excellent signings.

Loris Karius, Sadio Mane and Georginio Wijnaldum have all arrived at the club so far for an approximate total of £65 million.

Furthermore, Klopp appears determined to clear out Liverpool's deadwood ahead of his first full season in charge on Merseyside, with Mario Balotelli and Christian Benteke set to follow Martin Skrtel out of the exit door in the coming weeks.

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