Sport: REVEALED: Jurgen Klopp was offered a chance to QUIT Liverpool and return to Borussia Dortmund last year... but told his old boss: 'Are you stupid? Have you been drinking?! I've got a few more years' - PressFrom - United Kingdom
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Sport REVEALED: Jurgen Klopp was offered a chance to QUIT Liverpool and return to Borussia Dortmund last year... but told his old boss: 'Are you stupid? Have you been drinking?! I've got a few more years'

16:40  10 october  2019
16:40  10 october  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Jurgen Klopp left Borussia Dortmund in 2015 and joined Liverpool shortly after. Jurgen Klopp rejected the offer to quit Liverpool just last year and return to Borussia Dortmund . I ' ve got a few more years in Liverpool ".' However Watzke admits: 'I would not have forgiven myself for not asking

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  REVEALED: Jurgen Klopp was offered a chance to QUIT Liverpool and return to Borussia Dortmund last year... but told his old boss: 'Are you stupid? Have you been drinking?! I've got a few more years' © Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Jurgen Klopp rejected the offer to quit Liverpool just last year and return to his old job at Borussia Dortmund.

But the German club's CEO admits that scenario was always unlikely in his new book 'Real Love - A life with Borussia Dortmund'.

Dortmund were struggling after a difficult campaign saw Peter Bosz sacked before temporary boss Peter Stoger attained a fourth-place finish.

a man wearing a hat talking on a cell phone: Jurgen Klopp rejected the offer to quit Liverpool just last year and return to Borussia Dortmund © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Jurgen Klopp rejected the offer to quit Liverpool just last year and return to Borussia Dortmund Hans-Joachim Watzke, Jurgen Klopp are posing for a picture: Klopp was asked to come back to Germany by his old boss Hans-Joachim Watzke (left) © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Klopp was asked to come back to Germany by his old boss Hans-Joachim Watzke (left)

KLOPP'S CAREER AS A MANAGER

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REVEALED : Jurgen Klopp was offered a chance to QUIT Liverpool and return to Borussia Dortmund last year but told his old boss : ' Are The Briton, who last fought in 1996, is coming out of retirement for a November 23 fight in Birmingham against Cameroon-born Australian Sakio Bika, a

REVEALED : Jurgen Klopp was offered a chance to QUIT Liverpool and return to Borussia Dortmund last year but told his old boss : ' Are you 'It you look at the table Liverpool has a great advantage at the moment, it is too early to tell much from that, but Manchester City can’t make too

2008–2015: Borussia Dortmund

2015-present: Liverpool 

Lucien Favre took the reins in the summer of 2018 but before that, Hans-Joachim Watzke attempted to persuade Klopp to make a sensational return.

'I knew Jurgen would fulfill his contract until the end,' Watzke writes in the book, serialised by Bild. 'Jurgen has always fulfilled his contracts.

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'But I wanted a new path at BVB and I at least had to ask Jurgen to consider.'

Klopp, who had just taken Liverpool to the Champions League final, was mid-flight when he took the call from Watzke.

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REVEALED : Jurgen Klopp was offered a chance to QUIT Liverpool and return to Borussia Dortmund last year but told his old boss : ' Are you Pulisic arrived at Chelsea in the summer for £58million from Borussia Dortmund . He has previously voiced frustration with his playing time under

Have you been drinking ?! I ' ve got a few more years '. Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson 'taking extra training sessions' as he pushes for return from calf injury in crunch Daniel Stendel was downing shots of tequila with Barnsley fans on Wednesday night just days after being sacked by the club.

Hans-Joachim Watzke in a baseball game: Klopp was hugely successful at Dortmund but Watzke admits he never expected him to return © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Klopp was hugely successful at Dortmund but Watzke admits he never expected him to return

'My phone rang while I was on the plane. "Jurgen, you have to come back",' reveals Klopp. 'I thought he was kidding.

"Are you stupid? Have you been drinking? How did you get the idea? I've got a few more years in Liverpool".'

Joel Matip et al. standing in front of a crowd: The German lifted the Champions League trophy with Liverpool after beating Spurs in the final © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The German lifted the Champions League trophy with Liverpool after beating Spurs in the final However Watzke admits: 'I would not have forgiven myself for not asking him at that moment.'

Klopp spent seven years in charge of Dortmund before leaving in 2015. He moved to Anfield just five months later. 

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