The big news that broke this morning saw Jose Mourinho, the manager of our long-time rivals, Manchester United sacked.
It would appear that the final straw came after Liverpool routed his poor Manchester United side, 3-1, on Sunday.
But it wasn’t the defeat that caused Mourinho to be axed but an accumulation of poor results that have seen the once-great club slip a massive 19 points behind ourselves.
Whilst Mourinho has never been the most popular of visiting managers at Anfield, as you could tell by the chanting on Sunday, there’s no denying he’s a character and he’s a character that the Premier League will surely miss.
Following the breaking of the news the Special One had been sacked and as quoted by the BBC, our own Jurgen Klopp had a few words to say about Mourinho, with Jurgen remarking:
“He’s a very competitive guy. Very ambitious. Really competitive. He has all my respect.
“He’s unbelievably successful and I can imagine the last few months were not a joy for nobody, especially not him.
“It’s not nice when you have to face these questions every day but nobody can take away all the things he has won.
“I wish he has that in his mind and not other things that have happened in the last few months. He is an outstanding manager.”
Ahead of the recent game between us, Mourinho questioned how Klopp was still in a job after not having brought a trophy to Anfield, unlike the silverware he’d won at United in a shorter time.
All we can say is that whilst Klopp has not brought any silverware to the club yet, he’s built a side ready to do just that as opposed to the chaos Mourinho has left at Old Trafford.
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