Berlin - Jurgen Klopp is staying tight-lipped about rumours
linking him to the vacancy at Liverpool with the ex-Borussia Dortmund coach
widely tipped as the hot favourite to replace Brendan Rodgers.
Klopp was in Leverkusen on Monday to attend a coaching
conference and refused to comment to a reporter from German daily Bild with the
British media making the 48-year-old the overwhelming favourite to replace
Rodgers, who was sacked on Sunday.
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"There's nothing to say, neither this nor that. I'm
driving home now," said Klopp, who has been on sabbatical since quitting
Dortmund at the end of last season.
Meanwhile, ex-Germany captain Oliver Kahn says Klopp's good
level of English makes him an ideal candidate to awaken the sleeping giants,
who are 10th in the Premier League table, but the language barrier could still
be a problem, especially given the strong Merseyside accent.
"The question is always a bit about the language
barrier," said Kahn.
"From the technical side of things, there is nothing to
"I'd absolutely trust him to have no big problem with
English, but sometimes, as far as motivating a team goes, there are subtleties
in the team language and whether he already has those subtleties remains to be
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