German writer Uli Hesse has had the pleasure of Klopp's company more than once, and explains what it's really like speaking to the Reds chief one-on-one...
When Jose Mourinho declared himself “the special one” at Chelsea in the summer of 2004, Sir Alex Ferguson thought: 'What a cheeky young sod.'
In the first sentence he uttered in front of a packed, hushed, expectant press conference, Jürgen Klopp spoke of intensity, and how that word encapsulates the way Liverpool fans live football. We were on the hook.
Borussia Dortmund have once again shown their class, issuing an emotional statement wishing Jürgen Klopp 'lots of luck and lots of success' in his new role as Liverpool boss.
Even before his plane had touched down at John Lennon airport, Jurgen Klopp was welcomed into Liverpool as the Anfield saviour.
The Reds Lounge in Anfield’s Centenary Stand was packed. Standing room only, would be a fair description, if only because of the laptops which took up seats from frenzied journalists.
If the football is half as good as he talks then it's going to be some ride.
The former Borussia Dortmund coach gave a captivating performance at his unveiling and if the early indications are anything to go by, he will be a huge hit at Anfield.
Frustration and anxiety have been replaced by hope and excitement. A heavily divided fanbase has been instantly united.
Glenn Price speaks to a pair of former players and an ex-backroom staffer to get the lowdown on Liverpool’s new head honcho...