Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is a huge fan of Erling Haaland, confessing that he can not assist however take interest in what the forward is accomplishing at his old clubBorussia Dortmund
Haaland, 21, began the 2021-22 Bundesliga season in a normally overblown style, netting two times on the very first day of the season to remove Frankfurt 5-2.
He boasts an extraordinary 62 objectives in 63 video games for BVB, a strike rate that has actually captured the attention of the world’s most significant clubs – and an old Dortmund preferred.
What was stated?
“Of course there is a danger with such an extraordinary talent. The boy is a force of nature,” Klopp described to Bild.
“During a goal celebration, he hit the ball on the ground… I wasn’t sure if there was a dent in the ground after!
“Sooner or later on he’ll remain in the discussion of huge clubs. I do not understand if that will currently hold true next year, however then Dortmund will need to withstand him.”
When asked if Liverpool would be interested in Haaland, Klopp replied: “He is merely an extremely fascinating gamer. I truly like the energy he gives the pitch. But he would typically match most groups.”
2024 and beyond
Klopp joined Liverpool in 2015 and has since become a hero at Anfield as his Reds team regularly compete at the top of the table.
The German delivered Champions League glory in 2019, while the following season he ended a 30-year wait for domestic honours with victory in the 2019-20 Premier League.
His current contract expires in the summer of 2024, and he admits that what lies beyond that date is still uncertain.
“There’s no point in stating anything about that since it’s still so long away,” he said when asked about a possible extension.
“How am I expected to understand what’s going to occur in 3 years’ time? Most individuals do not even understand where they’ll remain in 2, 3 weeks.”
One possibility that has been mentioned is a move to the Germany national team, although he played down that prospect at least as an immediate option.
“If it’s completion for me at Liverpool in 2024, then I’ll have a year off initially,” Klopp added. “Hansi Flick’s agreement would need to run till 2025 for me to even be thought about. Nobody ought to call me in 2024.”