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Kevin Keegan insists Jurgen Klopp is right man for Liverpool job

Kevin Keegan insists Jurgen Klopp is right man for Liverpool job
From ESPN - October 6, 2017

Kevin Keegan has urged Liverpool to stick with Jurgen Klopp, insisting the German remains the perfect fit at Anfield.

This weekend marks the second anniversary of Klopp's arrival on Merseyside, yet he heads into next Saturday's meeting with Manchester United under pressure after just one win in seven games.

Much like Keegan's swashbuckling Newcastle side of the mid-1990s, Klopp's Liverpool are devastating going forward but shaky at the back.

Yet Keegan, who won three league titles, two UEFA Cups, the FA Cup and the European Cup as a player with Liverpool, insists Klopp is still the right man for the job.

"I think he's a great manager. He fits Liverpool, he gets Liverpool,'' said Keegan at an Aspire Academy event.

"There are a lot of teams in the Premier League struggling in defence. All the rules have been changed to suit attackers -- yellow cards, red cards.

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