Former Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp has fuelled speculation over his next destination after revealing that he would not be joining “an absolute top club”.
Klopp exited the Bundesliga giants in the summer following a disappointing season and was linked with the Liverpool job before the Fenway Sports Group announced it would stick with the under-fire Brendan Rodgers.
“I’m really very relaxed – but only because I know that it goes some time. I’ll be back to train a team,” he told Bild, as reported by the Liverpool Echo.
Klopp hinted that he would not take over a current European powerhouse after saying his next destination would “not an absolute top club, there are other good projects that are exciting who need help.”
Given Liverpool’s current status there’s no doubt many will link his comments as a hint of a move to the Merseyside club, especially if the Reds finish outside the top four again this season.
The 48-year-old enjoyed a stellar stint with Dortmund, delivering the club two league titles and an appearances in a Champions League final.
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