With his contract situation always of interest, Jurgen Klopp has reiterated that he plans to take a year long sabbatical after leaving Liverpool.
The German manager has previously stated that he will see out the remainder of his Liverpool contract.
However, he has insisted that he will once again be taking a sabbatical before moving to another job much like he did after his time with Borussia Dortmund.
When speaking to Sport Bild, Klopp said, "The sabbatical will definitely happen, definitely."
"If we don’t win any more Premier League games and the thinking of the owners’ changes, I’ll take a year off. No ifs and buts."
Amidst talk of him becoming the German national team manager, Klopp has said that he will be taking a full one year break from football.
“One thing is clear: When Liverpool ends, there will definitely be a year off. Nobody needs to call, not after four months and not after six either. No matter who tries it: It’s a one-year break!”
Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool contract runs out in 2024 and he intends to see it through and has been quoted saying just how happy he is with the Merseyside giants.
"I didn't say that I didn't want to become a national coach, but that I cannot. That's a huge difference. There is a very clear commitment: I have an important role here at Liverpool FC."
"[Becoming Germany's national coach] would be a great honor, but the timing is not right. I can not."
Liverpool have a nearly three week break from fixtures and face Arsenal once international break concludes.