‘I couldn’t contemplate leaving’: Jürgen Klopp extends Liverpool contract

• Manager’s new deal is two-year extension• ‘This is a statement of intent,’ Klopp saysJürgen Klopp has agreed a new contract that will keep him at Liverpool until 2024 and make him the club’s longest-serving manager since Bob Paisley.Liverpool’s owner, Fenway Sports Group, has been trying to extend Klopp’s deal since the end of last season when his transformation of the club yielded its sixth Champions League/European Cup triumph. The 52-year-old has spent seven years at each of his previous clubs – Mainz and Borussia Dortmund – and was set for a similar stay at Anfield with his £7m-a-year contract due to expire in 2022. Continue reading…