Liverpool's Lucas Leiva explains what Jurgen Klopp has asked his players

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The Liverpool player has been impressed by what he has seen of his new boss so far.

Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva has been speaking to the club’s official website about new manager Jurgen Klopp’s first day of training.

The former Borussia Dortmund boss took over from Brendan Rodgers last week and his first task is to get to know his new players and settle on a starting line-up that can get the better of Tottenham Hotspur this weekend.

Klopp is renowned for how he gets his stars playing both for him and for each other and Liverpool certainly have the squad to quickly climb up the table under his guidance.

“He seems to be very passionate,” Lucas said of his new manager. “He likes to put in everything that he has and he asks the players for the same. Be very intense, be aggressive with yourself, is what he has been saying.”

Liverpool drew 1-1 with Everton just before the latest international break, a result that left them 10th in the Premier League with 12 points from a possible 24.

Whatever happens between now and the end of the campaign, it is sure to be interesting for Liverpool fans and neutrals alike, with supporters finally getting their wish to see how Klopp does in England having previously excelled in the Bundesliga.

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