Raphael Honigstein explains what Jurgen Klopp will tell his Liverpool players to fire them up

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It is not long before the new Liverpool boss takes charge of his first match since his appointment.

German football journalist Raphael Honigstein has been speaking to Liverpool’s official website about the Reds’ new manager Jurgen Klopp.

The former Borussia Dortmund boss took charge at Anfield last week and his first match will be against Tottenham Hotspur directly after the international break.

Liverpool are currently 10th in the table after picking up 12 points from their first eight matches this season, but that record was not enough to keep former manager Brendan Rodgers in a job and Klopp replaced him shortly after the 1-1 draw with Merseyside rivals Everton.

Klopp is renowned for his ability in the dugout and Honigstein has explained what the 48-year-old will tell his Liverpool players to get them performing consistently on the pitch.

“He will stress again to his players ‘Do not think about the next game, only think about this game’, play as if there’s no tomorrow,” Honigstein told liverpoolfc.com.

Liverpool certainly have the players to kick on and secure a top-four finish under Klopp, but only time will tell just what the new manager can do between now and the end of the season, when the real work will begin.

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