Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp is hoping he received’t see his prime stars submit switch requests to go away the Premier League champions in the event that they fail to qualify for subsequent season’s Champions League.
Liverpool defeated all groups within the top-flight to the title final season, however a marketing campaign marred by accidents and poor type left them in seventh place with 43 factors from 27 video games, 4 factors adrift of Chelsea within the fourth.
“I do know we now have loyalty from the gamers,” Klopp informed reporters forward of Sunday’s Premier League sport at house towards Fulham.
“It isn’t a scenario the place a participant on the crew says, ‘We’re not within the Champions League so I’ve to go away.’ That will not occur. I do know them properly sufficient to know that.”
Liverpool have performed in UEFA competitors for the final 4 seasons, reaching the ultimate in 2018 however successful the title in 2019 – 5 of their six European campaigns earlier than they had been within the second Europa League.
The German tactic exhibits religion that failure to safe Champions League soccer subsequent season wouldn’t result in one other spell within the desert.
“This membership is not going to be an everyday exterior the Champions League – this yr is troublesome, we all know, however the membership’s potential and energy are utterly totally different,” he mentioned.
“I did not know the crew 10 years in the past, however we’re prepared for a battle on this period, and with the crew, we’re collectively.”
“Clearly I have never thought of what has occurred up to now, however what I can say is that nobody goes to fret about the way forward for the membership as a result of it’s in good fingers.”