By Jeorge Bird For Mailonline
Published: 17:53 BST, 15 October 2020 | Updated: 18:04 BST, 15 October 2020
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed that he sent his players a 'long, long' text message following their 7-2 defeat to Aston Villa.
Klopp's side have produced some hugely impressive performances in recent seasons and have been widely praised for their defensive resilience.
However, they suffered a shock defeat away to Villa on October 4.
Jurgen Klopp sent his players a 'long, long' text message after the 7-2 loss to Aston Villa
Ollie Watkins scored a hat-trick for Villa, with Jack Grealish scoring a brace, while John McGinn and Ross Barkley were also on target. Mohamed Salah scored twice for Liverpool but it wasn't enough to prevent a heavy defeat.
With most of his players away on international duty, Klopp chose to text his players, which he said made him feel better.
Klopp told BBC Sport: