Virgil van Dijk explains what it's like when Jurgen Klopp loses his cool 3 months ago

Virgil van Dijk explains what it's like when Jurgen Klopp loses his cool

"He shouts a lot."

Jurgen Klopp is a passionate man who demands nothing but the best from his players, so inevitably he is going to lose his cool from time to time, and Virgil van Dijk explains what that looks like.

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The Dutch defender is the personfication of coolness when it comes to football, as his calm and collective nature helps him organise his team and keep players level headed.

The Liverpool centre back has been playing under Klopp since he signed from Southampton in 2018, and since then has won every domestic trophy on offer.

Virgil van Dijk Jurgen Klopp

The pair are undoubtedly very successful and have a great working relationship, which is clear to see as Klopp often awards van Dijk with the the captain's armband.

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However, when speaking to Gary Neville on the latest episode of The Overlap, he admitted that he has been on the receiving end of the manger's temper.

Virgil van Dijk Jurgen Klopp

“Oh yeah plenty of times. Not in my face because I feel like screaming in someone’s face could be a little disrespectful but when it’s needed he will definitely do it, but he shouts a lot.

“The thing is and what I like is that someone does that because someone really cares about you or the situation and wants to make sure it improves or get anyone else sharper. So I really enjoy that in a way and it helps me personally.

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“When we played Fulham at the start of the season, in the last five minutes I was trying to go more direct and he was shouting me to play a little bit more.

"I knew he was shouting from the side so I was trying to glance because I knew he was going to go after me."

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