04 Aug Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has ‘two faces’
Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski stated he thinks Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp has “two faces” — one in all a coach and one in all a father.
Lewandowski, 31, performed for 4 seasons underneath Klopp at Borussia Dortmund earlier than the 2 moved on in 2014 and 2015, respectively, and the Poland worldwide known as the German his favourite supervisor of all those he is performed underneath throughout his profession in an unique Instagram Dwell chat with Football4cast.
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“I believe…Jurgen Klopp [is my favorite] and after that Pep Guardiola. 100 %,” Lewandowski stated of the Premier League and Champions League winner with Liverpool. “[Klopp] has two faces. You’ll be able to see that he’s sort of like a father, however the second half is sort of a coach, a supervisor. He can inform you every little thing — and I am not talking concerning the good issues — concerning the unhealthy issues.
“Additionally for [players], he is a big motivation. He makes this excellent, as a result of he is aware of the place there’s this line the place he can [push you] extra or somewhat bit much less.
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“His efficiency as a coach is wonderful, however not solely as a coach but in addition as a person.”
Lewandowski has continued to be one of many world’s high goalscorers since becoming a member of the eight-times Bundesliga champions, scoring 51 objectives in 43 video games to date this season, together with 34 in Germany’s high flight as Bayern received the league and cup double.
Subsequent up for Bayern is a Champions League spherical of 16 second leg versus Chelsea, with Lewandowski’s team holding a 3-Zero benefit from the primary leg earlier than the competitors was put on maintain because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Nevertheless, Lewandowski was adamant Bayern weren’t taking the second leg flippantly regardless of their lead, with a spot within the UCL quarterfinals in Lisbon on the road for the winner.
“Chelsea have been enjoying nice, superb,” Lewandowski stated. “I do not fear. We all know that we’re Bayern Munich and we now have huge respect for Chelsea. We all know we’re in good type and we all know what occurred within the first leg.
“We have to have first 20 minutes, however we’re contemporary after the break [since the Bundesliga ended].”
The Bundesliga is ready to begin the 2020-21 marketing campaign on Sept. 18 (stream matches reside on Football4cast+ within the U.S.)