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Klopp rooting for his old boys at Lazio for Scudetto glory

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Jurgen Klopp is cheering for Lazio in the race for the 2019/20 Scudetto because he has a couple of his old players in their team.

Jurgen Klopp is an avid follower of the race for the Serie A title. The German is actually keenly supporting one team. Klopp is a secret Lazio fan.

Don’t worry Liverpool he’s not hinting at some kind of romantic future move as a manager or anything like that.

The German tactician is cheering for the Italian league title outsiders for two very specific reasons.

Did you figure out who or why yet?

They are Lucas Leiva and Ciro Immobile.

In an interview with Rai, Klopp disclosed the key fact that some of us may have overlooked when considering why he is backing the team from Rome.

Klopp said:

“I am cheering for Lazio to win the title.”

“We have a former Liverpool player in the title race, that is Lucas Leiva.”

“Ciro Immobile was also one of my players at Borussia Dortmund.”

“I’m sorry for Maurizio Sarri and Antonio Conte, but I think Lazio will be a great surprise.”

“They are having an incredible season.”

It would defiantly be a turn up for the books.

But their current form suggests that as sentimental as Klopp’s support is, there may be some legitimacy to it too.