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Liverpool manager Klopp slams Premier League over scheduling: Am I dumb?

Jurgen Klopp has criticised the Premier League for their scheduling.

Teams competing in Europe this season will play midweek matches until Christmas, except for the international break in November.

And with his injury list mounting, Klopp wants some help from the authorities.

"I think everybody would agree that if you play Tuesday night, you can play the Saturday 12:30pm game, but somehow the Premier League never realises that," Klopp told BT Sport.

"They always put in the Wednesday night game, like last Saturday, Man City had to play this game [12:30pm on Saturday] - I can't believe it. We are obviously not friends, we play against each other and fight against each other, but how is that possible?

"Maybe I'm too dumb. Premier League CEO Richard Masters and all the others have all said it before: 'Come on, that's how it is.' They just aren't bothered. I don't understand why."

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