The Liverpool boss admitted that he could leave Anfield in the next two or three years.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp suggested that retirement could be an option for him in two or three years time, when speaking exclusively to German publication Sport Bild, and some Reds fans took to Twitter in reaction to his comments.
The German took over at Anfield in October 2015, and he has slowly but surely transformed the Merseyside outfit into one of the best teams on the continent.
Liverpool enjoyed a stellar campaign last season, winning the Champions League, and narrowly missing out on the Premier League title by just one point to Manchester City.
Klopp will be desperate to guide the Reds to their first top flight title since 1990 before he eventually decides to leave Anfield.
And the 52-year-old told German publication Sport Bild how it could be a possibility that he leaves Liverpool within the next two or three years:
“I hope to continue like this, but in two, three years I don’t know what may happen. Maybe I’ll retire! It doesn’t necessarily mean it will happen, however, but if that were the case, you wouldn’t be surprised.”
He was quite clearly being light-hearted when making the remarks, but Liverpool fans took to Twitter to air their concerns nevertheless…
He is still the manager for at least 3 years. Concentrate on the present and enjoy Klopp and his team while they are here. The future will take care of itself.— Ste Kelly (@Bionic7undies) August 20, 2019
depression has entered my life again… thanks david— Sismo (@DUCK_IS_LOVE) August 20, 2019
Will be a sad day when he does but reinforces even more how you have to enjoy the highs of football whilst you can— Lozza (@lcampbell10) August 20, 2019
I can’t even bear to think about him leaving!— Jo (aka Daisy) (@syjo1) August 20, 2019
He’s not allowed. Stop him Dave.— Martin ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (@Turner_LFC) August 20, 2019
Makes me so sad that we could only have a couple of years left with him, want a dynasty so we can build him a statue pic.twitter.com/fcN6fK3Csa— Sam Clayton (@samclayton23) August 20, 2019
Never ever want him to leave, it’s a scary thought— Connor Whelan (@connor_whelan98) August 20, 2019
Imagine him going somewhere else afterwards, would kill me— Sam Clayton (@samclayton23) August 20, 2019
If he went on to manage Germany I could handle that but another club would hurt— Connor Whelan (@connor_whelan98) August 20, 2019
Ffs.— Kellan (@thatKellKell) August 20, 2019
we will invest significantly next year and have a perfect set up : prepare for major push season 20/21. win back to back premiership + Couple of cups and then off he goes in sunset . in comes gerrard and Alonso . next phase starts— PAL (@pal_ja) August 20, 2019
Future should be thought about but not too much. Let’s enjoy what we have with this great, great manager. We have 3 more years with him. The ways things are shaping, he will be leaving us as a super club that won’t fall again, although will be a sad day when the time comes.— Shivam Rughani (@ShivamRughani) August 20, 2019
He’s leaving. Most realistic fans know this. However we still have a pl to win in 3 seasons. Let’s get it done— Ibby (@1staz_Br0him) August 20, 2019