Carragher explains why he would have loved to play under Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is a popular figure at Anfield.

Former defender Jamie Carragher says he would have loved to have played under Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp as his energy spurs both the players and crowd on, the Daily Mail reports.

Klopp succeeded Brendan Rodgers earlier in the campaign and immediately struck a chord with both the Liverpool supporters and the media as a result of his charismatic personality.

It hasn’t been an easy ride by any stretch of the imagination, yet Thursday night’s extraordinary 4-3 win over Borussia Dortmund summed up the feeling around the club under the guidance of Klopp.

“It is all down to Klopp. When I am at Liverpool games now, I find myself watching him as much as the action. I love the way he urges his players on, I love how he gives the crowd energy, acting like a cheerleader and punching the air when a strong tackle is made. I'd love to have played for him,” Carragher wrote in his column for the Daily Mail.

Liverpool’s Premier League form has been inconsistent to say the least, with superb victories at Manchester City and Chelsea undermined by poor defeats at Watford and West Ham United.

But it has been a gradual improvement from the Reds, and a League Cup final appearance coupled with a superb run in the Europa League has brought plenty of excitement back to Anfield.

The Liverpool players have responded to what Klopp has asked of them, and players such as Adam Lallana and Mamadou Sakho are undoubtedly playing at a higher level now than in previous seasons.

There is a real feel-good factor around Merseyside, and for Liverpool this is just the beginning.

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