People like to talk - Marcelo responds to misquoted Klopp


The Reds will look to win their first piece of silverware under the German head coach on Saturday evening when Liverpool FC take on Real Madrid in the Champions League final in Kiev.

And the England global has explained how their thrilling journey this season has been driven by a strong sense of collectiveness among Jürgen Klopp's players.

It could be a game full of goals as both teams have scored 70 between them during this year's competition.

He's been at a top club before, been an worldwide, and Klopp's thought he can improve him.

Klopp was taking a sabbatical after leaving Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund, but cut short his break from football once Liverpool came calling.

"So when you see the pictures - and I realise it as well, by the way - I look still like a player. that's not cool, but that's me".

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'I had talks with other clubs and they didn't sound like a football club. "He could be a very intense character back then who would get frustrated and emotional at times, but I remember him having spat with Luis Suarez in training one day and I just thought: 'Do you know what?" We played against Barcelona at Wembley and we were on fire, we beat them so well.

The two sides met in the Champions League semi-finals in 2013, with Jose Mourinho's Madrid team favourites to reach the final. But it's really the thing that players need help in these moments, and they need a clear opinion. "I have been happy here all season and enjoyed the game which is most important".

"He has created a special dressing room with special players and I'm sure that will continue in the summer with new players coming in and helping this squad out to win trophies".

"He felt as though it could be a big moment in our careers - to learn from that experience".

"This team also has good balance, but the three players up front can make a difference on their own".

"There are opportunities for us, we know that - and they know it as well", Klopp said. He wanted to use the experience of that final to keep us together and use it as a positive.