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Klopp admits he does not want to match Sir Alex or Wenger

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has admitted that he has no intention of trying to match the lengthy spells Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger managing clubs in the Premier League.

Ferguson had a 26 year reign at Old Trafford, whilst Wenger has been the Gunners boss for over two decades.

However, Klopp revealed that due to the added pressures of 24/7 coverage and social media he does not think it is possible for him, or any other modern manager to deal with the intensity of being at an elite club for such a long time.

“No way, no chance,”

“I respect Arsene and Sir Alex a lot for what they did for football, but the game has changed a lot. I think the first 15 years for these two guys were like a holiday compared to what they had in the last 15 years of their job.

“The social media thing, I don’t read it, but it has influence from all sides and things that I don’t really understand. I’m 50 and young in all things of life, but I’m too old for this.

“In 20 years’ time, then I am 70 and I can guarantee that I won’t be here. It’s such a good moment we shouldn’t draw this dark picture for all the Liverpool fans that they have to deal with me for the next 20 years! Come on, let’s stay positive.”

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