Liverpool have officially announced Jurgen Klopp as their new team manager, fulfilling Brendan Rodgers’ vacancy at the Merseyside club.
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) October 8, 2015
The 48-year-old German tactician becomes the Merseysiders 24th manager in the history of the club, having signed a three-year contract with the Premier League outfit, ending speculation linking him with the vacated position.
The Former Borussia Dortmund manager has been out of a job since leaving the Bundesliga outfit at the end of last season.
He won two back-to-back German titles in the 2010/2011 and 2011/2012 seasons as well as reaching the Champions League final in 2013 during his time at Westfalenstadion.
Klopp’s first game with the Merseysiders is due to be against Spurs at White Hart Lane next weekend.
Here is how twitter reacts to the news of Klopp becoming Reds’ new head coach…
Jurgen Klopp welcome to Anfield! As he becomes LFC’s 24th manager since its formation in 1892, onwards and upwards for the Mersey Giants!
— Mustak Kothia (@MKothia) October 8, 2015
Can’t wait to see Klopp at the helm of the mighty @LFC hopefully he can bring some success back to the club…if not definitely some fun!
— danny care (@dannycare) October 8, 2015
Jurgen Klopp has agreed a 3 year deal with Liverpool. That, ladies & gentlemen, is a bloody exciting appointment.
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) October 8, 2015
— Gareth Wickham (@skip293125) October 8, 2015
— Bamidele Ibukun Raph (@Blessingnicelfc) October 8, 2015
Welcome Klopp to #LFC it’s a match made in heaven! Got no doubt about it the good times are coming back and Anfield will be a fortress again
— redeffy (@redeffy) October 8, 2015
— Adam Grant (@granty012) October 8, 2015
Welcome to Liverpool jurgen klopp top class manager.it’s good new for club and fans #YNWA
— Djimi Traore (@Djimi_Traore19) October 8, 2015
What a fantastic appointment from LFC. Klopp is here and there is plenty of excitement about what he can deliver.
— Neil Mellor (@NeilMellor33) October 8, 2015