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Klopp to Bayern Munich? Ex-Liverpool star makes a shocking claim

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The Liverpool boss’ recent comments have sparked rumors of a surprise move to Bayern Munich.

Former Liverpool midfielder Jamie Redknapp reckons Jurgen Klopp could fancy a move to Bayern Munich one day amid a frustrating season.

It’s been an injury-plagued campaign at Anfield for Klopp. Losing center-backs Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez, and Joel Matip to long-term injuries was a costly blow indeed. And while Liverpool made last-minute winter signings in Ben Davies and Ozan Kabak, they’ve still struggled for form in the Premier League.

Klopp recently confessed the situation has left him powerless, with the club’s transfer decisions out of his reach.

But while convinced the German’s frustrations will ease once his entire squad is fit again, Redknapp suggested a return to his homeland with Bayern may prove a tempting prospect.

“I thought Jurgen’s words were really interesting,” he told Sky Sports as quoted on the Mirror. “I sensed frustration with him because he wanted a new player. The problem was who could Liverpool buy to replace Virgil van Dijk?

“You can’t spend £50-60 million on a player knowing that in April your best player is coming back from injury. It could cause more problems than it’s worth.

“I was surprised to hear what Jurgen said – and maybe in a couple of years he might want to leave to manage someone like Bayern Munich.

“That always seems to be the calling for a lot of German players and managers.

“I think there was a sense of frustration with him, but once Liverpool get their best players back at the end of the season I am sure he will be fine.”

Klopp and Liverpool return to action on Sunday evening for a Premier League showdown with Manchester City.