Jurgen Klopp 'REJECTS chance to become new USA coach' with former Liverpool boss insisting he wants a break after ending his Anfield stay

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By Jake Fenner

Published: 12:16 EDT, 11 July 2024 | Updated: 12:24 EDT, 11 July 2024

Jurgen Klopp has reportedly rejected an attack made by US Soccer to return complete coaching duties for nan men's nationalist team.

Initial reports from this greeting indicated that interaction was made pinch Klopp to gauge his liking aft US Soccer fired Gregg Berhalter connected Wednesday.

But now, according to The Athletic's David Ornstein, nan 57-year-old German head has rebuffed nan chance to coach nan Americans.


Berhalter was sacked precocious successful nan day connected Wednesday, conscionable earlier kickoff of nan Copa America semifinal betwixt Uruguay and Colombia.

Klopp near his station arsenic head of Liverpool backmost successful May aft 9 years successful complaint wherever he won nan Champions League and nan Premier League. 

Jurgen Klopp has rejected nan chance to return complete nan United States men's nationalist team

'I emotion perfectly everything astir this club, I emotion everything astir nan city, I emotion everything astir our supporters, I emotion nan team, I emotion nan staff. I emotion everything,' Klopp said erstwhile announcing his exit backmost successful January.

'But that I still return this determination shows you that I americium convinced it is nan 1 I person to take.

'It is that I americium moving retired of energy. I person nary problem now, obviously, I knew it already for longer that I will person to denote it astatine 1 point, but I americium perfectly good now. I cognize that I cannot do nan occupation again and again and again and again.'

US Soccer sporting head Matt Crocker says activity has already been put successful spot to find a 'serial winning coach' to return complete nan men's nationalist squad up of its push for nan 2026 World Cup. 

'Clearly, there's still a batch of imaginable successful nan group and we person to move retired nan capacity and results, truthful that's what I'll beryllium looking for and that'll beryllium my absolute No. 1 priority,' Crocker told a group of reporters connected Wednesday.

'All my energies and efforts will beryllium going into that consecutive away.'

Crocker says that his perfect script is to person a replacement coach brought successful for nan upcoming September model of friendlies against Canada successful Kansas City and New Zealand successful Cincinnati. 

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