Former Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp has signed a 3 year deal with Liverpool starting this week and he will take home a bumper salary of around £6 million a year. Klopp will be unvieled officially at first press conference on Friday at around 10:00 BST
Klopp arrived in Liverpool on thursday night and after all the formalities are done he signed the contract and Liverpool announced him as new manager at around 11 pm on thursday night. Its been more than a week since Brandon Rodgers was fired from hos post as Liverpool manager and Liverpool were already in talks with Klopps in last couple of months. So the results for Rodgers this season had no bearing at his departure as owners had already made up their mind of bringing in a new manager.
While the formal presentation will take place on friday morning with the first press conference of Klopp as Liverpool manager as he prepare for the hardest couple of months of the season with festive period coming in couple of months time. Here are some of the details of Jurgen Klopp contract with Liverpool.
|3 years (2015-2018)||£6 million a year||Possibility of 1 year extension after three years||Consist Champions League Qualification|
The new contract with Liverpool makes Jurgen Klopp one of the highest paid managers in England, only Jose Mourinho earns more money as Chelsea manager in premier league than Klopp. So with bigger payday comes bigger expectations and Klopp will be expected to turn things around at Liverpool and make them a consistent top 4 team in next couple of years.