Klopp responds to Juve rumours in typically forthright style

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Jurgen Klopp has laughed off claims that he could replace Max Allegri as the manager of Juventus this summer – calling the rumours b******t.

Some reports had been claiming that both Pep Guardiola and Klopp were the names that Juve were after once it was announced that Allegri was to leave the Serie A champions.

That might well be true, but neither of them were ever realistically going to leave England this summer.

Why Klopp would be thinking about a move away from the Reds at all, let alone in the week or so before a Champions League final, is beyond us, which is why the reports were never taken seriously by anyone in the first place.

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The boss, though, just wanted to definitively rule out a move, presumably when he was asked about the rumours.

Win a sixth European Cup and he’ll go down as a Liverpool legend, no doubt about it. He’s clearly very happy on Merseyside and there’s no way he’d want to leave a project half-finished.

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