LeBron James Reacts to Jurgen Klopp Leaving Liverpool

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Jürgen Klopp has been Liverpool’s manager for nine seasons but has announced that he plans to step down from the position after this season ends. As of the time of writing, Liverpool remains in the running for the FA Cup, the Carabao Cup, and the Europa League. However, they’ll have to carry on without Klopp, much to fans’ dismay.

LeBron James’ Connection to the Team

LeBron James is a fan of the team and actually bought a 2% ownership stake in Liverpool in 2011, alongside his business partner, ​​Maverick Carter. He now has an investment in Fenway Sports Group, which owns the Boston Red Sox and the Pittsburgh Penguins, to name just a few. With all that in mind, it makes sense that James had something to say about Klopp’s departure.

A Farewell Message

The Los Angeles Lakers forward took to social media to write a farewell message saying, “THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING AND MORE!! […] You’ll never be forgotten and more importantly, YOU’LL NEVER WALK ALONE!! The Reds will miss you!!” It’s clear that Klopp did an exceptional job. Thanks to him, Liverpool has finished in the top five of the Premier League for seven straight seasons, including the Premier League title in 2020, along with a Champions League victory in 2019. As of the time of writing, Liverpool stands in first place in the Premier League.

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Their next manager will certainly have big shoes to fill.