Liverpool head coach, Jurgen Klopp has told fans to cheer his team to the Premier League crown from their respective homes as the runaway leaders prepare for the season restart.
The Reds needed two wins to claim Liverpool’s first English title in 30 years when the coronavirus pandemic forced the pause of the season in March.
Klopp’s army will finally be back in action on Sunday the 21st of June when they face Merseyside fierce rivals Everton at Goodison Park in a match that could see them become the 2019/2020 English Premier League champions at their Arch rivals home just like Arsenal did to Tottenham Hotspur years back.
The only way that which Liverpool would be come champions elect after they might have gotten a victory over Everton is If second-placed Manchester City lose at home to Arsenal today.
The German tactician is aware that fans will be eager to celebrate their long-awaited triumph, Klopp has urged them not to break the social-distancing rules by gathering outside Goodison Park or Anfield.
“It’s still football and it’s still for you. That means we will be in the stadium, and you will be at home,”
“I can promise you, we will feel your support. I will make the boys feel your support. We will use it, you are still 80 or 90 percent of the fuel in our tanks.
“We really will use that, and we will need that. But, the final message: stay safe, support us from home.”
Klopp said in a video message on Liverpool’s website on Tuesday.
Klopp has admitted that the three-month lay-off had been tough as he waited to discover if his side would get the chance to win their first league crown since 1990.
“There were times when we didn’t know exactly if we would play again this season,” he said.
“There were rumours about ‘null and void’, ‘points per game’ and all that stuff. And now we stand here, and in a couple of days the league will start again.
“Because we behaved really responsibly. We did the things we had to do because we wanted to save our loved ones and all the others as well.” He said.