Jurgen Klopp sends title message to Liverpool: Let’s have some fun

The Liverpool manager wants his players to see out the 2016-17 campaign on a high note

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff

Jurgen Klopp has urged his Liverpool players to have some fun in the remaining months of the Premier League title race.

Liverpool played out a 1-1 draw with current leaders Chelsea at Anfield on Tuesday night to leave the 18-time English champions in fourth place and 10 points adrift of the Blues with 15 games to play.

Brazil international David Luiz broke the deadlock in the first half with a swerving free-kick before Dutch midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum levelled in the second half.

Liverpool could have been subjected to a fourth successive defeat in all competitions if Diego Costa had managed to dispatch his penalty but Simon Mignolet stopped the centre-forward’s effort.

Speaking at his post-match media conference after Liverpool’s 1-1 stalemate with Chelsea, Klopp had a message for his players ahead of the remainder of their Premier League campaign.

“Stay cool, that’s a season, a football season, we’ve worked really hard. As long as this club keeps the nerve and [then with] what kind of power we can create, it’s outstanding,” Klopp said.

“Let’s stay cool and have a little bit of fun when you think about Liverpool and look ahead and, yes, nothing has been decided until now, but we have a chance. So, go for it and then if not, then it’s 14 games, 42 points – go for it. There’s a lot to get for us and we will see where it ends.”

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Klopp took over the reins at the Merseyside outfit from Brendan Rodgers back in October 2015.

Liverpool finished in eighth place in the Premier League last term.

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