sport news Jurgen Klopp reveals he almost ignored Liverpool while on holiday

'My wife looked at me and said: "it looks like the holiday is over!": Jurgen Klopp reveals he almost ignored Liverpool while on holiday in Portugal in 2015 as German celebrates fifth anniversary at Anfield Jurgen Klopp nearly ignored the call that led to him becoming Liverpool boss The German was on holiday with family in Portugal when the Reds made a move Klopp 'felt the excitement inside' when Liverpool said they were interested He has since delivered the Premier League and Champions League to Anfield 

By Max Winters For Mailonline

Published: 09:46 BST, 8 October 2020 | Updated: 12:02 BST, 8 October 2020

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Jurgen Klopp has revealed he briefly thought about not answering the phone call that led to him becoming Liverpool's manager five years ago.

The German is celebrating half a decade at Anfield this month that has seen him lead the Reds to the Premier League and Champions League titles.

Klopp has overseen a major transformation, leading the club back to the summit of European and domestic football with a squad boasting some of the world's best players. 

Jurgen Klopp has revealed he nearly ignored the call from Liverpool because he was on holiday

Jurgen Klopp has revealed he nearly ignored the call from Liverpool because he was on holiday

Klopp revealed wife Ulla Sandrock (R) was not too happy their holiday was cut short by the call

Klopp revealed wife Ulla Sandrock (R) was not too happy their holiday was cut short by the call

KLOPP'S RECORD AT LIVERPOOL 

Matches: 270

Wins: 165

Draws: 57

Defeats: 48

Goals scored: 593

Goals conceded: 309

Points won: 552

Honours

Champions League 2018-19

UEFA Super Cup 2019

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FIFA Club World Cup 2019 

Premier League 2019-20

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But, as Klopp celebrates five years on Merseyside, he has now revealed he thought about ignoring the call from his agent to tell him Liverpool were interested.

At the

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