Liverpool vs Manchester United: Jurgen Klopp reacts to reporter's phone ringing during press conference

The Liverpool manager let the red-faced reporter off for interrupting him

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Jürgen Klopp has enjoyed a friendly relationship with the media since arriving in English football this time last year and on Friday, he showed why.

The Liverpool manager was holding a press conference ahead of Monday’s hotly-anticipated meeting with Manchester United when one reporter’s ringtone sounded out.

It is the kind of interruption which has irked some managers in the past.

Roy Keane, during his time in charge of Ipswich Town, infamously berated a reporter who allowed his phone to ring out during a press conference.

However, the journalist who forgot to switch to silent this time around was in the presence of a more forgiving manager.

When interrupted, Klopp only looked momentarily bemused, before breaking into a grin and reassuring the red-faced reporter: “No, no, no, that’s good.”

Then as the red-faced reporter struggled to switch his phone off, Klopp could not help but let out the booming laugh which is fast becoming his trademark.

Liverpool, who currently sit in 4th, host Jose Mourinho’s 7th-placed United at Anfield on Monday.

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