Jurgen Klopp drops hint about long-term Liverpool FC future

Liverpool FC manager Jurgen Klopp speaks out about his Reds future

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Jurgen Klopp has revealed that he could take a year-long sabbatical when his current Liverpool FC contract expires at the end of the 2021-22 season.

The German head coach has made a good start to his third full season in charge of the Merseyside outfit following Liverpool FC’s three successive Premier League victories.

The Reds were 3-1 winners against Arsenal at Anfield on Saturday evening thanks to goals from defender Joel Matip and Egypt international Mohamed Salah.

Liverpool FC are sitting at the top of the Premier League table and two points ahead of defending champions Manchester City.

Klopp won his first trophy as Liverpool FC boss last season after the Reds were 2-0 winners against Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League final.

However, the German head coach has been unable to steer the Merseyside outfit to Premier League title glory.

Klopp has dropped a hint that he could take a year out from football management at the end of his current Liverpool FC deal in 2021.

“It looks like it [he would take a year out]. Who can now say if he can give it his all in three years’ time?” Klopp told Kicker, as quoted by Metro.

“If I decide for myself that I can’t go on anymore, I’ll take a break and in that year I’d have to make a definite decision [if he wants to continue at all].

“I have absolute energy, but I have one problem: I can’t do ‘a little bit.’ I can only do ‘all or nothing.’

“But the chances are very high that my energy levels will go up again [after a year’s break], and that I can then do the job the way I want to.”

Klopp took over the reins from Liverpool FC in October 2015 from Brendan Rodgers.

Liverpool FC finished in second place in the Premier League table last term despite losing just one top-flight fixture in the 2018-19 campaign.

The Reds signed Sepp van den Berg, Harvey Elliott and Adrian this summer.

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