Berlin - Liverpool's new manager Jurgen Klopp has said he
had no intention of poaching players from his former club Borussia Dortmund for
"That is in no way my approach," he told newspaper
Bild in an interview published Monday.
The 48-year-old has a contract to manage the Merseyside
giants until June 2018 and will take charge of his first Premier League game
against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.
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Asked if he had already secured commitments in funding for
the winter transfer window, Klopp said that was a subject "that does not
interest me at all".
"We are now in October and I still don't know how many
games there are until winter. But there are a few, and we will first look at
our own people," said Klopp, who started his first training with his new
The former Borussia Dortmund head coach was appointed on
Thursday following the dismissal of Brendan Rodgers, who was sacked after three
and a half years at Liverpool.For
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