Liverpool have confirmed Jurgen Klopp will be their new manager, replacing Brendan Rodgers as Liverpool’s main man, and has signed a three year contract with the Reds. The former Dortmund man will bring his own backroom staff, consisting of assistants Zeljko Buvac and Peter Krawietz to the club.
With the arrival of one of the biggest managers in world football at Liverpool, we look at ten ways in which Klopp could be the perfect man for Liverpool.
10. Statistical Comparison: Rodgers v Klopp
Brendan Rodgers: LMA Manager of the Year 2013/14
Jurgen Klopp: 2x German Football Manager of the Year, FIFA World Coach of the Year runner-up
Brendan Rodgers: 3-1-4-2
Jurgen Klopp: 4-2-3-1
Career win percentage
Brendan Rodgers: 46.5% won, 22.5% drawn, 31% lost (1.62 points per match)
Jurgen Klopp: 49.5% won, 23.4% drawn, 27.1% lost (1.72 points per match)
Brendan Rodgers: Football League Championship play-offs
Jurgen Klopp: 2x Bundesliga, 3x DFL-Supercup, DFB-Pokal, Champions League runner-up