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Gerrard loves Klopp, but calls on all his old managers

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Steven Gerrard loves talking to Jurgen Klopp but calls on all his old managers for advice and wisdom.

Steven Gerrard has nothing but good things to say about Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp.

The German tactician has helped Liverpool Legend Gerrard on his journey into coaching and management, he has even tipped him to be his replacement one day.

According to Stevie G, he still helps him and guides him to this very day. In fact, they are in regular contact.

Speaking to the Liverpool Echo, Gerrard expresses just how highly he thinks of Klopp.

He said:

“We exchange messages quite a lot.”

“I have said it before and I will say it again, he has been fantastic for me, even going back to when I had the first chat with him at the Academy.”

“I asked him all these types of things and he has always been there to give me sound advice.”

“We were messaging each other just a few days ago.”

“I can’t thank him enough really.”

But Klopp is not the only one that Gerrard turns to, he has had an array of fantastic managers in his career.

He tries to recall their words of wisdom as he faces the challenges of his own managerial career.

He added:

“I have tapped into them all, Rafa (Benitez), Brendan (Rodgers), Gerard Houllier, Roy Hodgson, all of them.”

“Probably unknown to them but I have tried to tap into all of them and use it myself, and having that around what I do.”

“What Rafa would have said to us in that situation? What would Brendan (Rodgers) have said in and out of possession?”

“So you try and take things from them all.”