Pep Guardiola affirmed that Jurgen Klopp will return to football despite his plan to leave Liverpool at the end of the season. Photo: Getty Images
Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp have been rivals in England for a long time. Even before coming to the Premier League, the two were rivals in Germany. Pep believes the coaching career of Klopp is not over yet, with whom the Spaniard has formed a close relationship.
Jurgen Klopp announced on Friday that he will leave Liverpool at the end of the season
“He won’t admit it, but he will be back, I know that,” Guardiola said.
“Maybe in 10 years, I don’t know. He said carefully that he needed to recharge his energy.
‘With his personality, his energy, he will return: the national team, another team, I don’t know. I think football needs personalities and coaches like him.”
“Klopp is the biggest rival I have ever met in my life”
Regarding Klopp’s departure, the Man City coach added: “I will sleep better. The days before we faced Liverpool were almost a nightmare. Of course I will miss him. It was a nightmare.” shock, like everyone.
Pep Guardiola calls Klopp his ‘biggest rival’ since their time coaching teams in the Bundesliga. Photo: Getty Images
“We will lose something. We cannot define this period without him, without Liverpool. It is impossible.
“He is the biggest rival I have ever met in my life. At Dortmund when I was at Bayern, then here. I think the Premier League will miss him, his charisma, his personality and especially the way the teams play. his competition. Of course I wish him all the best.
“He loves football, you can see the passion he shows on the touchline. I haven’t spoken to Jurgen but maybe he feels it. Take a break, take a step back and have something Looking deeply at things, I completely understand this. I don’t want to compare with him but in Barcelona I had that feeling. I need time to find myself.
“You don’t have time to analyze your life and see what happened. One thing after another keeps happening. Maybe that’s how Jurgen feels.”