Jürgen Klopp spoke of his pride at being able to share a special few moments celebrating with the travelling Liverpool fans following the 2-1 win over Manchester City at the Etihad on Tuesday night.

The Reds players and staff made their way over to the away section of the stadium after the final whistle having confirmed their place in the semi-finals of the Champions League.

There, the squad and supporters came together as ‘Allez, allez, allez…’ rang out – and it was a moment Klopp was keen to cherish.

He told his pre-Bournemouth press conference: “I didn’t need proof [we are all united], I knew it before – but of course it is wonderful.

“We all know that football is not the most important thing in life, but in these specific moments it feels like this. If you can enjoy moments like this with your fans then it is just outstanding, I love it.

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“I am really not a social media guy or something like that but I love these videos of when people celebrate at home or whatever and go completely nuts, and you think ‘wow!’ Because that’s the life we don’t have any more.

“We are all football fans but it is really rare that we are in the stands – and if we are in the stands it is because something bad happened before that! But we really can feel it, you can see it. We were really close and you can see the faces, you can see the joy. It was outstanding. We all felt exactly the same: unbelievably happy.

“Great in that moment; life catches you again afterwards with problems, but these moments are really rare so we enjoyed it a lot.”