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Jurgen Klopp lined up for Borussia Dortmund reunion in new position


Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp is being lined up for a sensational return to Borussia Dortmund as ‘head of soccer’ in 2025, in response to a report.

Klopp introduced in January he could be standing down at Anfield on the finish of the 2023/24 season having knowledgeable the board of his determination two months prior, citing tiredness as one of many foremost contributing components.

The Unbiased report there may be ‘speak’ of Klopp heading again to Dortmund in a brand new capability subsequent summer time, probably returning as their ‘head of soccer’.

Klopp managed Dortmund for seven years between 2008 and 2015, successful two Bundesliga titles, main them to a Champions League last and turning them again into the European heavyweights they’re right now.

Now underneath the administration of Edin Terzic, Dortmund have reached this season’s Champions League semi-finals – the primary time they’ve reached this stage since Klopp took them to the 2013 last.

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Klopp was vastly profitable with Dortmund / sampics/GettyImages

As a part of his announcement earlier this 12 months, Klopp confirmed he would step away from administration for a 12 months and may solely return to soccer in a distinct position, whereas he wouldn’t coach once more in England out of respect to Liverpool.

“I must discover a totally different objective as properly, I want to take a look for it. In case you ask me, ‘Will you ever work as a supervisor once more?’ I might say now, no. However I do not know clearly how that can really feel as a result of I by no means had the state of affairs,” Klopp stated in January.

“What I do know undoubtedly – I’ll by no means, ever handle a distinct membership in England than Liverpool, 100%. That is not doable. My love for this membership, my respect for the individuals is just too huge. I could not. I could not for a second give it some thought. There is no likelihood. That is a part of my life, we’re a part of the household, we really feel residence right here. There is no likelihood to do this. However all the remainder, will I ever work once more? After all, I do know myself, I can’t simply sit round.

“I’ll discover one thing else perhaps to do. However I cannot handle a membership or a rustic at the very least for a 12 months, that is not doable, I can’t try this and I do not need to. That is all. It is such a wierd state of affairs as a result of I’ve to clarify that I haven’t got vitality anymore, however now I am sitting right here and I’ve vitality and I am buzzing for the whole lot that is occurring right here.

“However due to the connection we’ve got, I’ve to consider this. As a result of no person will sack me, I’ve to make this determination on my own. The duty I’ve for the whole lot right here tells me I am not the correct one for the long run, so I’ve to inform. It is fully unusual.

“At one level the brand new stand will probably be fully full. So many great issues occurred within the time since I am right here, it is simply superb and I really like all that however I’ll comply with that, I will probably be a part of it, I’ll help it, however not in the primary chair anymore from a selected level on.”