Klopp admits he was concerned Premier League would be null and void. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits he was worried the Premier League season would be declared null and void because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Klopp’s team were 25 points clear at the top of the table and set to end their 30-year wait for the title when the season was suspended in March.
When asked if he had worried about the season being cancelled during the coronavirus lockdown, Klopp said: “Honestly, yes.”
“When we went into lockdown I didn’t think about it for a second at all because it was not important at that moment.”
“I became worried when people started talking about null and void. It was like ‘wow!’ I really felt it physically. That would have been really, really, really hard.”
“You don’t expect to get it as a present. We didn’t want to have it on a points-per-game basis, so we were really happy when it was decided that we can play again.”
“If it was done on points-per-game and we couldn’t have played then we would probably be champions now but we aren’t, we have to play for it.”
“That’s great, that’s how it should be in sport and now we will go for it.”
Credit: Sky Sports