Liverpool target Jurgen Klopp ready to end sabbatical for 'right job' in Premier League

The German coach was expected to stay out of the game for a year

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Jurgen Klopp is reportedly prepared to end his sabbatical and move to the Premier League for the 'right job'.

According to Sky Sports, the former Borussia Dortmund coach is prepared to end speculation over his future and will listen to coaching offers from English clubs, despite originally intending to spend a year out of the game.

Klopp has been heavily linked with the Liverpool job in recent weeks as pressure has intensified on incumbent Brendan Rodgers. However, at this point, the German has not been contacted by Anfield officials.

Rodgers' side, who are without a win in six games, limped past League Two outfit Carlisle United in the third round of the Capital One Cup on Wednesday night, only progressing via a penalty shoot-out after a 1-1 draw.

The performance was met with boos by a large proportion of the Anfield crowd when the final whistle sounded. Earlier that day, the club had been forced to deny that they had approached former Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti over the possibility of replacing Rodgers.

Klopp is the first-choice candidate among many Liverpool supporters after his impressive seven-year spell at the Westfalenstadion.

During his time in Dortmund, the 48-year-old won two Bundesliga titles in 2011 and 2012, as well as taking the club to the Champions League final in 2013.


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