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Robertson: Liverpool players desperate to never let down Klopp

Liverpool fullback Andrew Robertson says the players are desperate not to let down manager Jurgen Klopp.

It is the German's qualities as a leader that inspires a real loyalty and respect.

Speaking to Peter Crouch on the former Liverpool striker's podcast, Robertson referred to a video following the Champions League win in Madrid last year, which detailed six incredible minutes when the Reds manager walked to every one of his players on the pitch at the final whistle and spoke to each personally with real emotion.

“I've seen that video – I think that is one of his biggest strengths, he adapts to different situations and people around him," said Robertson.

“He knows the people who need an arm around them, the people who maybe need a bit of tough love.

“Some managers kind of put on a front for the cameras but what you see is what you get with him. What he is in front of the cameras and in the press conferences is exactly what he is like. He doesn't change for any situation."

Robertson also speaks about working at Marks and Spencer in Glasgow when he was in the final year of sixth form at school.

He said: “If Klopp was a store manager he'd have the place bouncing that's for sure. He'd be hugging all the staff and stuff, and all the customers."

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