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Jürgen Norbert Klopp (German pronunciation: (About this soundlisten); born 16 June 1967) is a German professional football manager and former player who is the manager of Premier League club Liverpool. Often credited with popularising the football philosophy known as Gegenpressing, Klopp is regarded by many as one of the best managers in the world.
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Sir Alex Ferguson admits "absolute agony" as he hands Jurgen Klopp manager of year award

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Sir Alex Ferguson joked he was in "absolute agony" after handing Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp the LMA Manager of the Year award on Tuesday evening.Despite missing out on the Premier League title by a point to Manchester City, Klopp guided the Reds to victory in the FA Cup, the Carabao Cup and finished the season on a whopping 92 points - and still has the Champions League final to come.Presenting the award, which is voted for by the full membership of managers across all the divisions, Ferguson admitted that he should've told to Klopp to join a different club when the pair first met over a decade ago."This is agony, absolute agony," Ferguson admitted, "I told him 12 years ago to go to a club with history.

I should have told him to go to Scunthorpe United."Klopp, who has a good relationship with the legendary Scot despite Liverpool and Manchester United's bitter rivalry, joked: "I couldn’t understand anything [Ferguson] just said… I've improved through working with Robbo [Andy Robertson] and Kenny [Dalglish]."This is the second time Klopp has picked up the award, having won it back in 2020 after ending Liverpool's 30-year wait to win the Premier League.Did Jurgen Klopp deserve to win the LMA Manager of the Year award?

Let us know what you think in the comments section.Speaking on stage, Klopp said: 'It is a great honour and it was an insane season."When you win a prize like this you are either a genius or you have the best coaching staff in the world - and I am here with all of my coaching staff, they know how much I appreciate them.""This being voted for by my colleagues is obviously most important prize you can get," Klopp added."I don't believe in individual prizes in football generally, it is a team sport and I would.

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