Liverpool fans react on Twitter to Klopp appointment

Jurgen Klopp is the new Liverpool manager.

Liverpool have confirmed the appointment of Jurgen Klopp - To the delight of the club's millions of supporters around the globe.

The Reds fired Brendan Rodgers on Sunday after the Merseyside Derby, and have moved to appoint Europe's most in-demand out of work manager as his replacement.

A press conference is scheduled for Friday morning at 10am for which Klopp will be unveiled and speak to the press.

The international break means Liverpool do not have a fixture this weekend, with Klopp's first game due to be against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane next Saturday.

Liverpool have won three league games this season from eight, and the appointment of Klopp brings back a feel good factor badly lacking in recent months.

Klopp is a two-time Bundesliga winner and reached the Champions League final with Borussia Dortmund, and has signed a three-year contract at Liverpool.

Supporters have been expressing their delight via social media, mocking rivals Manchester United for missing out on the German, and talking up their chances of re-establishing themselves as a really successful club once again.

Here is a look at the instant reaction...

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