English Premiership

Wenger wanted to send Klopp to the stands

2016-01-14 10:30
Jurgen Klopp (Supplied)
Jurgen Klopp (Supplied)

Liverpool - An intense 3-3 draw at Anfield between Arsenal and Liverpool also featured a verbal exchange between Arsene Wenger and Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp on the touchline, although both made light of the incident after the game.

WATCH: Klopp's emotional celebration in slow motion

"I told him to just calm down or I will send you to stands," joked Wenger.

"I don't know really why. At Liverpool it is very tight, you are very close to each other.

"He had a little problem with the fourth official, he can explain better than I. It was all right. There was no bad feeling."

Klopp has made a habit of asserting his larger than life personality on proceedings in the Premier League and was recently involved in a war of words with Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce.

"I told Arsene why I was a little bit emotional," said Klopp. "Like we say in Germany, I was on the tree. It was a clear throw-in for us in a good moment, a good phase.

"The fourth official, I asked what he was doing. I said what I said, he said what he said. We had nothing, but I had nothing with Sam Allardyce. I had nothing with Arsene Wenger.

"I said what I said, obviously it was too much and he told the ref and after five minutes he came and spoke."

The German was far happier and more forthcoming when discussing the form of Brazilian Firmino, however, after he scored his first home goals for the club.

"I could talk about this for half an hour," he said. "He doesn't know how good he is. If you are good, you have to show it.

"All of them were really good, perfect goals, the first goal was really good, the second spectacular, brilliant. He had a really good game, but he was not the only one."

NEXT ON SPORT24X

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
  • Blitz
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
  • SS1
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
  • SS2
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
  • SS3
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 

Quiz: Test your Rio Olympics memory!

Think you know what went on at the Rio Olympics? Prove it by tackling Sport24's ridiculously impossible yet highly addictive post-Games quiz!

 
 

Rio Olympics

GALLERY: SA's Rio Olympic medallists
As it happened: Rio Olympics - Day 17
Selecting 6 numbers turned Britain into Olympic superpower
Caster cranks up the heat in Rio semi
Fixtures
10 September 2016
Manchester United v Manchester City, Old Trafford 13:30
Stoke City v Tottenham Hotspur, Britannia Stadium 16:00
Arsenal v Southampton, Emirates Stadium 16:00
West Ham United v Watford, Olympic Stadium 16:00
Middlesbrough v Crystal Palace, Riverside Stadium 16:00
Burnley v Hull City, Turf Moor 16:00
Bournemouth v West Bromwich Albion, Vitality Stadium 16:00
Liverpool v Leicester City, Anfield 18:30
11 September 2016
Swansea City v Chelsea, Liberty Stadium 17:00
12 September 2016
Sunderland v Everton, Stadium of Light 21:00
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Will Jose Mourinho lead Manchester United to the English Premiership title in 2016/17?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

Follow all the action from the 2016 Rio Olympics. The highs, the lows, the tears, the smiles as the world's greatest athletes compete for gold, silver and bronze.

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.