Jamie Carragher outlines how Jurgen Klopp is similar to Jose Mourinho

Jamie Carragher

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is engaging, just like Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho, says Jamie Carragher.

Jamie Carragher has explained in The Daily Mail how newly-appointed Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is similar to Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho.

Klopp has succeeded Brendan Rodgers as the Liverpool boss and will be looking to take the Reds back to their glory days.

“When Mourinho was in charge of Chelsea the first time, I couldn't help watching him, eager to hear every press conference,” the former Liverpool defender wrote in The Daily Mail.

“Despite the fact we were competing against him in the league and those famous Champions League semi-finals, I developed a soft spot for him and I'm sure I wasn't alone.

“I imagine the same will happen with Klopp. People will hang on his every word. He can make Liverpool box-office again. Everyone will now be watching Liverpool.”

Klopp is a charismatic figure, and he is certainly going to engage the media in England and bring something extra to the game.

During his first press conference as Liverpool manager on Friday morning, the former Borussia Dortmund coach made a good impression on the media and the fans alike.

However, the work is cut out for the German, who will face a huge task in leading Liverpool to a top-four finish in the Premier League this season.

Jose Mourinho had quality players at his disposal when he first arrived at Chelsea, while Klopp is inheriting a largely average bunch of players.

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