Attacking star Sadio Mane from Liverpool FC raved about Reds team manager Jürgen Klopp before the quarter-final second leg in the Champions League against Benfica Lisbon (9 p.m.). “Football is his life and he is the best coach in the world,” said the striker about the successful German coach in an interview with the RND.
The 30-year-old Senegalese explained that the team can count themselves lucky to be coached by Klopp: “Sometimes he is more than just a coach for us. That makes him special.”
The former Dortmund success coach Klopp (54) took over Liverpool in autumn 2015 and led the club to the first English championship in 30 years in 2020. The year before he won the Champions League with the Reds. In 2016, Klopp brought the Senegalese Mane to Anfield.