Former Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita has revealed his response to Jurgen Klopp asserting that he’s leaving his job at Anfield on the finish of the season.
The Guinea worldwide left the Reds on the finish of final season to maneuver to Werder Bremen, however was a key participant for Klopp’s aspect for a lot of his time on Merseyside, even when he misplaced his place in the direction of the top of his LFC profession.
Keita was clearly near Klopp, as appears to be the case with so many gamers who’ve been on the membership underneath the German tactician, who’s now broadly considered a membership legend and one of many best managers of the Premier League period.
Liverpool followers will little doubt be feeling emotional about Klopp transferring on, and it appears even the gamers who aren’t on the membership anymore have had a powerful response to the information, which got here as an actual shock to virtually everybody within the recreation.
“I’m not on the social media networks however after they informed me, I had tears in my eyes,” Keita informed the French press, as cited and translated by the Metro.
“He took me to Liverpool as his son and I think about him my dad.
“I want him one of the best for the remainder of his life. I’ll attempt to write to him afterwards.”
It gained’t be simple for Liverpool to seek out one other Klopp, and the response of former gamers like this reveals simply how necessary a determine he’s been since he took over again in 2015.