“Going to Dortmund and playing in Dortmund is one of the best things you can do in football”
“On Thursday I said why should I wish [to get] the strongest team in the tournament, but obviously if you want to win the Europa League, and when you are in the quarter-final, then you have to beat the strongest teams.
“It is better to play against them in two games than in only one game.”
Klopp believes it proves the Europa League is an important competition with two European giants facing each other.
He said: “100 per cent they will be special games. 100 per cent.
“Two of the biggest clubs in the world meet each other in the Europa League, so everybody who thought a few months ago maybe it’s not that interesting of a tournament, hopefully they’ve switched their minds in the last few weeks.
“Going to Dortmund and playing in Dortmund is one of the best things you can do in football.