Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino issues Jurgen Klopp warning to referees ahead of Carabao Cup final vs Liverpool

Mauricio Pochettino and Jurgen Klopp during Chelsea's Premier League game against Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in August 2023.
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Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino has urged the match officials for Sunday's Carabao Cup final versus Liverpool not to get caught up in the emotion of Jurgen Klopp's farewell.

Klopp announced at the end of January that he will be leaving Anfield in the summer after nine years at the Merseyside club and on Sunday, the German will have the chance to add his first piece of silverware since his decision was made public. 

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.