Jurgen Klopp has paid Leeds United a huge compliment ahead of their clash with Liverpool, describing them as a ‘special’ team.
The Whites return to Premier League action on Monday night, with the 2020 champions making the trip to Elland Road.
It has the potential to be a hugely exciting game with huge amounts of energy on show, with both Leeds and Liverpool known for playing attractive attacking football and playing out a 4-3 thriller at Anfield on the opening day of the season, .
Klopp lauds ‘special’ Leeds
Someone who clearly thinks highly of Leeds is Klopp, with the German waxing lyrical over them in his pre-match press conference on Saturday as he said: “Leeds is probably the most ‘different’ game in the league. Leeds are really special.”
Transfer Tavern take
When somebody of Klopp’s legendary stature speaks so highly of Leeds, it says a huge amount about the job Bielsa is doing at Elland Road.
The Argentine deserves immense credit for making the Whites so much more than just a normal promoted team who are expected to instantly return to the Championship, leading his side to 10th place in the top flight as it stands.
Monday’s game is set to be an intriguing match-up, but the tactical battle between Klopp and Bielsa on the sidelines could be as fascinating as the on-pitch action.
In other news, one Leeds player has been tipped to start against Liverpool – find out who it is here.
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