What the papers said about . . . Jurgen Klinsmann

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'Klinsmann continues to clean up in the Premiership but by now he will have realised that he is not playing in front of the Siegfried Line, just a line of washing which threatens to peg out now and then . . . There is an inevitability about Klinsmann's goals which will depress many a Premiership defence this season.' Guardian

'Greeted with boos and cheers, childish Dambusters sounds and 5.9 diving-mark cards, the German forward was impeccably behaved. So commendable was his smiling performance that when he departed on a stretcher for eight stitches in a mouth wound, Hillsborough stood up to applaud him.' Telegraph

'Jur-ger king' Sun

'Brave Jurgen a knock-out' Mirror

' 'The English League is one of the best and I'm happy to be in it,' Klinsmann said. To those in the main stand at Hillsborough who rose to him as he was carried from the field on Saturday, it is clear the feeling is already mutual.' Mail

'Ooh ah Wunderbar' Sun

'Tottenham's mighty Jurgenaut steamrollered the six-points punishment the FA imposed . . . Klinsmann looks at the moment as if he could make sauerkraut out of dandelion leaves.' Express

'The scoreboard at White Hart Lane shone in homage to Jurgen Klinsmann as the great talent Tottenham have unleashed on English football took another defence in his measured stride.' Mail