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Klopp blows fuse with translator and Sky Sports in Liverpool media conference meltdown

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp lost his rag with the translator for today's Champions League media conference.

Having battled through several questions from Russian reporters about opponents Spartak Moscow, but also Anzhi and Quincy Promes, a final question was granted to Sky Sports.

With his translator struggling, Klopp hoped Sky Sports' representative could bring some normalcy to the occasion...

"Mauricio Pochettino said at the weekend he's in love with Harry Kane. Are you in love with any of your players?"

Klopp couldn't hide his disdain.

He said: “I am really impressed that we're in a Champions League press conference and we're talking about things like this....

“I really don't understand the business any more.

“I love the club and that includes the players. I love Harry too."

The stressed translator asked Klopp: “You love Harry?"

Klopp snapped back “Kane! He's a Tottenham player."

As she struggled to make sense of his words in Russian, Klopp added: “Neither the question nor the answer are important. It's just an English thing. It's a waste of time."

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