Lineker and more: Twitter reacts as Jurgen Klopp agrees Liverpool deal
Gary Lineker and Rio Ferdinand both tweet their thoughts as Jurgen Klopp agrees a three-year deal to become Liverpool manager
Jurgen Klopp has agreed a three-year deal with Liverpool to become the Merseyside outfit’s next manager.
No contract has yet been signed by that is expected to be a formality when the former Borussia Dortmund coach arrives on Merseyside later on Thursday.
News of Klopp’s imminent appointment as Liverpool boss has inevitably prompted a flurry of activity on Twitter – and here are some of our favourite instant reactions to the news.
Gary Lineker is very excited to welcome the German to the Premier League:
Jurgen Klopp has agreed a 3 year deal with Liverpool. That, ladies & gentlemen, is a bloody exciting appointment.
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) October 8, 2015
Jan Aage Fjortoft is a big fan of the charismatic 48-year-old:
The great thing about Kloppo is his great charm. He is a hugger and embracer. He just loves people.
— Jan Aage Fjortoft (@JanAageFjortoft) October 8, 2015
Phil Neville is expecting a change of style at Anfield under Klopp:
Plays a different style to Rodgers – his Dortmund team were fast and direct and played wit… . http://t.co/c96dc34QUd
— Philip Neville (@fizzer18) October 8, 2015
Rio Ferdinand agrees with the former Everton and Manchester United man:
— Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) October 8, 2015
Former Liverpool man Stan Collymore chimes in:
I hop Klopp promotes a great youth set up but crucially buys a marquee or two per window and scrap age based recruiting @mrcross89 .
— Stan Collymore (@StanCollymore) October 7, 2015
And that just leaves a former Anfield favourite to have the final say:
Welcome to Liverpool jurgen klopp top class manager.it's good new for club and fans #YNWA
— Djimi Traore (@Djimi_Traore19) October 8, 2015