Jurgen Klopp still suffering from Liverpool’s Europa League heartache

20 Jul



“Different players had no weapons any more; they had no power and no confidence”


Jurgen Klopp

“Different players had no weapons any more; they had no power and no confidence. You saw that.

“We went too deep in a lot of positions and we were not close enough to the challenges.

“All of it was not too good but it was, of course, about the intensity that we had had on the way to the final, we’d had to over-perform one or two times, we had to play very special games and we’d had a lot of games.”

Liverpool’s pre-season training is well underway and Klopp has had most of his squad together for a couple of weeks.

The Reds jet off to America later this week for a training camp and friendlies against Chelsea, AC Milan and Roma before a Wembley warm-up against Barcelona on August 6.

And while the Kop boss won’t make his players sit through the Seville horror show again, he hopes the pain of the defeat will stay with them.

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