“It is a wonderful story to tell your grandchildren when you are old about being a Liverpool legend”
Liverpool’s current crop can follow in the footsteps of the UEFA Cup winners of 1973, ‘76 and 2001 as well as the European champions of ‘77, ‘78, ‘81, ‘84 and 2005.
Klopp was unsure if his side would deliver when they faced Manchester City in the Capital One Cup in February and he was proved right when they fell short at Wembley.
But after seven months in charge at Anfield, he says the time is right to deny Seville a third Europa League title on the trot.
“In my opinion we are really in a perfect moment to play a final,” said Klopp. “That doesn’t mean all is already done. No, it’s far away from this. It’s only about the preparation.
“After this hard, intensive seven months it felt like it should end in a final.