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Liverpool’s Jürgen Klopp and James Milner critical of Super League plans

  • Klopp will not resign and pledges ‘to sort it somehow’
  • ‘I don’t like it and don’t want it to happen’, says Milner

Jürgen Klopp has criticised the European Super League plan being pursued by his own employers at Liverpool but vowed not to resign and insisted he would try to “sort it somehow” with Fenway Sports Group. The Liverpool manager remains opposed to any super league project and was stung by the furious reaction of Leeds’ supporters towards himself and his team before the 1-1 draw at Elland Road.

“The team has nothing to do with it,” Klopp said, after James Milner spoke out against the proposal and confirmed: “I don’t like it and I don’t want it to happen.” Klopp was only informed of FSG’s plans on Sunday and is unhappy at the lack of competitiveness in the proposed league, with 15 self-appointed founding members having permanent residence in the competition, and the division it has created between Liverpool supporters and the club.

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