Jurgen Klopp has admitted that one of his ‘big mistakes in life’ was not signing Son Heung-min when he was in charge of Borussia Dortmund.
The German strategist spent seven years in charge of the Bundesliga side before taking charge of Liverpool after a short sabbatical and first caught sight of the South Korean while playing for Hamburg.
Son would later move to Bayer Leverkusen and then Spurs, where he has become a huge favorite among the white half of North London and the Reds boss couldn’t help but admit his admiration for the 30-year-old.
“One of the biggest mistakes of my life was that I didn’t book him,” he told KBS (via Daily Star).
“Outstanding player. World-class player and one of the best strikers in the world. Yes, you should be proud.”
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Since arriving on Merseyside in 2015, Klopp has signed the likes of Sadio Mane and Mo Salah and turned them into world-class players.
With the way Son plays the game and his direct style of play and his terrifying pace, you can’t help but feel that he would be a perfect fit for Klopp’s system and a perfect fit for our forward three.
During our 2-1 defeat of Antonio Conte’s side on Sunday, it was clear that Spurs missed the presence of their No. 7 at the top of the pitch and Harry Kane seemed extremely isolated.
It’s interesting to see the Liverpool boss speak so honestly about a player from one of their top four rivals and with some reports claiming the capital side are “open to offers” for the South Korea international, this is something to behold. what to potentially watch out for. .
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