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Klopp’s last dance has one trophy and Liverpool manager is targeting more

Baku, February 27, AZERTAC
Jurgen Klopp’s last dance at Liverpool is off to the perfect start, according to AP.
Klopp steps down as manager at the end of the season but he and Liverpool have locked up the first trophy of a possible four.
After a heavily depleted team defied the odds to win the English League Cup final by beating Chelsea 1-0 in extra time, Klopp is determined to win more silverware and the players are determined to help him.
“We just want to give our all for him. We always did,” defender Joe Gomez said. “But now when the finishing line is in sight it adds that extra emphasis. It’s special and hopefully it’s the first (trophy) of a few we can get.”
References to Klopp’s last dance have started to trend on social media, likening his Liverpool farewell to Michael Jordan’s final season with the Chicago Bulls in 1998, when they won the NBA championship. The season was documented in the Netflix series, “The Last Dance.”
Since Klopp was hired in 2015, he has transformed a sleeping giant into a force again. The League Cup was his eighth trophy, among them a full set of major trophies including the Premier League and Champions League.

Sports 2024-02-27 15:06:00