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​Liverpool manager Klopp: Title not about me

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says that he is not trying to win the title for his own accolades.

Klopp understands what a Premier League triumph would mean to the fans, who have not seen their team lift a top-flight title in 29 years.

And the German says he isn't concerned how the victory would impact his legacy.

"I don't need that," Klopp said in his press conference when it was suggested a triumph would put him down in Liverpool history.

"You can't imagine how less interested I am in that. I've never thought about that.

"My job is to do everything I can to help the team be as successful as possible.

"I'm not searching for being remembered in 50 years or whatever.

"For me it is no pressure, it is only opportunity. I love what I do, I think I have a fantastic team. That's all I need to be a happy person. I respect a lot the desire, the people and players. I can be a part of that dream but it's not for me, it's for the people.

"God will judge me one day and that's the only thing I'm interested in. What other people say about me I couldn't be less interested in."

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