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Peter Crouch has dismissed the idea that Jurgen Klopp could leave Liverpool despite his poor form.
Liverpool they were a class above all others last season, as they won the Premier League title by a convincing margin.
Nevertheless, have struggled to defend their title in recent months. Injuries on defense have not helped, but they have not been seen across the field.
Klopp’s team has lost its last three games in a row, the first time since January 2017.
It has led to talk of pressure on Klopp. While it seems unlikely Liverpool will fire the coach who restored them to glory, the idea of him resigning has been suggested.
However, former Liverpool striker Crouch believes that should not be the case.
Although the expert believes that Klopp should be the man to decide when his time as Liverpool manager ends, he does not believe that decision will come anytime soon.
Crouch told the Daily mail: “I really don’t see that happening.
“Jurgen Klopp has been, and continues to be, outstanding for Liverpool and if there are fans who think their time is up, I suggest they take a good look at themselves.
“What that man has done for his club is incredible.
Klopp is grieving right now and people would do well to step back and respect him.
“I can’t imagine how he feels after losing his mom and has also had to deal with the added hassle of not being able to return for her funeral. What a gruesome set of circumstances.
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“Whenever the time comes for Klopp to go ahead, I should let him decide, no one else.
“Look at their accomplishments: Liverpool have played finals, won the biggest awards, watched players of great potential become world-class superstars under their leadership.
“It is true that the title defense did not go as planned, but let’s not forget that Liverpool were at the top of the table on Christmas Day and they are dealing with a remarkable injured list.
“This descent is not terminal. History shows that Klopp is not someone to walk away in difficult times. Why would I do it now?
Klopp don’t need a break
Speaking at his latest press conference, Klopp himself dismissed the idea that he needs a break after his mother’s death. whose funeral he could not attend.
“I don’t need a break,” he declared.
“The last thing I want is to talk about private things at the press conference, but everyone knows that in private we have the absolute hardest time.
“But that’s not just three weeks ago, it’s already much longer. We always treat it as a family, 100%.
“If I am private, I am private. If I’m at work, I’m here. Of course we are influenced by the things that happen around me, but no one has to worry about me.
“I may not see myself like that, because the weather is not cool, my beard turns more and more gray, I don’t sleep much. All of that is true, but I am full of energy. Honestly. “
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