United’s government vice-chairman Ed Woodward has at all times overseen a profitable enterprise for the Glazers, however enjoying requirements has dropped dramatically since Sir Alex Ferguson retired in 2013.
Klopp was reportedly supplied the United job earlier than the appointment of Louis Van Gaal, however Robbie Fowler claims the present Liverpool boss couldn’t get behind the Red Devils’ imaginative and prescient for the membership.
He wrote within the Mirror: ‘I did an interview with him a few years in the past and he instructed me he turned down a few super-rich golf equipment after (Borussia) Dortmund – considered one of them was undoubtedly Manchester United, the opposite in all probability Real Madrid – as a result of he hated how they have been centered solely on industrial influences.
‘He said he liked Liverpool because they had a balance between the money needed to reach the top and the history and identity of the club and their fans.’
Klopp’s tenure at Liverpool lastly paid dividends final season when the Reds received the Champions League and completed second within the Premier League.
Liverpool are hopeful their long-running league title drought will finish this season below the steerage of Klopp, with the Reds eight factors clear on the prime of the desk.
United welcome Liverpool to Old Trafford when the worldwide break ends subsequent weekend and Red Devils supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is below stress to keep away from a heavy defeat to the Reds.