FourFourTwo's 50 Best Football Managers in the World 2015: No.6

Sometimes little things can change the course of football history.

In February 2008, Hamburg came very close to signing Jürgen Klopp for the new season. In fact, the club had already reached an agreement over wages with the man who was then coaching Mainz in the second division.

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