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Lesson learned – Don’t mess with Klopp before a big game

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“I’m in competition mood,” Jurgen Klopp told an incompetent translator ahead of the RB Salzburg game.

Liverpool is preparing for a crucial Champions League game against RB Salzburg.

Manager Jurgen Klopp was less than impressed by the poor translation service on offer at his press conference.

Liverpool must win the game to guarantee their spot in the knockout stages of the competition.

Klopp and club captain Jordan Henderson were attending the prematch press conference when an erroneous translation sent Klopp over the edge.

So when a translator, translated Henderson’s comment from English to German and suggested that the captain said things were “easy,” Klopp lost it.

He said:

“It’s s**t when next to the translator sits a coach who speaks German.”

” The question was if the Champions League title from the last year helps us because we have always delivered in situations like this.”

“He [Henderson] doesn’t talk about going easy in this game.”

” We are aware of this challenge.”

” He is speaking about all this normal stuff. You should really listen. Otherwise, I can do it by myself. It’s not too difficult.”

Klopp is fired up and it was clear for all to see and hear.

He added:

“I am in a competition mood already, I can tell you.”