Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp against European Super League idea
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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp against European Super League idea

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists he is against the idea of the European Super League, which was officially launched on Sunday.

Liverpool is among the 12 founding teams of the Super League and is joined by Tottenham, Arsenal, Man City, Chelsea, and Man United. 

In a 2019 interview with the Kicker, Klopp said he hoped there would never be a Super League, and he reiterated his sentiments on Monday night. 

"My feelings didn't change. My opinion didn't change." 

Klopp added: "People are not happy with it, I can understand it. I can't say a lot more because we were not involved in the process - not the players, not me - we didn't know about it. We will have to wait how it develops.

"I like the competitive aspect of football. I like that West Ham might play in the Champions League. I don't want them to, because we want to, but I like they have the chance."

Klopp further defended his players, as fans fumed on social media following the decision by the 12 teams.

"I've heard a few things but what I really don't like, Liverpool Football Club is much more than some decisions," he said.

"The most important part of football are the supporters and the team. We have to make sure nothing gets between that. I've heard there are banners but the players didn't do anything wrong. We have to all stick together."