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Thomas Tuchel reacts after Jurgen Klopp’s announcement he’s leaving Liverpool

Bayern Munich boss Thomas Tuchel has reacted to the news that Jurgen Klopp will leave his role as manager of Liverpool club at the end of the season.

Tuchel expressed his shock and was at a loss for words upon hearing Klopp’s announcement on Friday that the Reds boss will leave Liverpool at the end of the season.

The 56-year-old first took charge of Liverpool in October 2015 and now has seven major trophies under his belt during his time at the club so far. His announcement has the football world, with Tuchel, the current manager at Bayern Munich, being the latest to react to the shocking news. Tuchel had succeeded Klopp after the latter left Borussia Dortmund in 3025,

Tuchel and Klopp shared a friendly rivalry in the dugout while the former was at Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea. Now Tuchel has reacted to the news in a press conference on Friday, admitting he was at a loss of words about the matter.

“I have to digest that first, I can’t say anything at the moment,” Tuchel told reporters on Friday, as he considered how to respond to the breaking news. “Kloppo is one of the very best coaches in the world, he has always managed to influence the clubs where he worked. It’s big news.”