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Jürgen Klopp: Who Is He?

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Well, apparently he's the "normal one" but for those of you who don't know a lot about the German's background I thought I'd do a quick rundown of our new manager welcoming him to Anfield. His press conference was simply brilliant and it's clear he's a charismatic and confident leader, the media lapped it up, the fans lapped it up and you can guarantee the players will too. I can't wait for the Spurs game!

Jürgen Norbert Klopp was born in Stuttgart, he's just gone 48 years old and in his playing days he played as both a striker and a defender. He spent his playing career at FSV Mainz 05 and his love for the club eventually saw him take over as manager in 2001.

He managed Mainz for seven years and during that time he gained them promotion to the Bundesliga. It was here where he began to show his talent and resilience, taking a club in a difficult situation and building them up.

Unfortunately for Klopp, Mainz were relegated at the end of the 06/07 …