Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp reveals ‘the next Steven Gerrard’ he ‘desperately wanted’ to sign

Jurgen Klopp celebrates after Liverpool's Carabao Cup final win over Chelsea in February 2024.
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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed the "next Steven Gerrard" he "desperately wanted" to sign for the Reds.

Klopp is in his last season at Anfield, having revealed in late January that he will be stepping down at the end of his ninth campaign in charge of the Merseyside club.

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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.