Klopp admits Arsenal tippy-tappy not for him: I'm HEAVY METAL!

Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp admits Arsenal's tippy-tappy style is not for him.
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Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp admits Arsenal's tippy-tappy style is not for him.

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"He is really something. I love him. He is Sir Arsene Wenger. He is 'hello (making a handshake gesture)'. I’m this guy," Klopp told the Daily Mail as he high-fives the air.

"But he likes having the ball, playing football, passes... it’s like an orchestra,’ he adds, gesturing as if playing a violin, ‘but it is a silent song. I like heavy metal more. I always want it loud.

"I like (Arsenal’s philosophy). I love it but I cannot coach it because I am a different guy. If you watch me during the game I celebrate when we press the ball and it goes out.

"To enjoy football you have to do this," pointing left-right, right-left, "he can win, he can win, post, goalkeeper, save — that is what I love. If, in the last four years, Barcelona were the first team I saw playing when I was four years of age — this serenity of football, they win 5-0, 6-0 — I would have played tennis.

"It is not my sport. I don’t like winning with 80 per cent (of possession). Sorry that is not enough for me. Fighting football, not serenity football, that is what I like. What we call in German 'English' — rainy day, heavy pitch, 5-5, everybody is dirty in the face and goes home and cannot play for the next four weeks."

 
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