Liverpool’s professional throw-in trainer Thomas Gronnemark says Jurgen Klopp’s revolutionary approach to management is really build“something special“ in Anfield.
Klopp made headlines last year when he added Gronnemark midway through the effort.
The Dane, who holds the world record for the maximum throw-in in 51.33m, had a direct impact on the technique of this club’s full-backs – most especially Joe Gomez.
Liverpool went on to assert their sixth European Cup later that year and Gronnemark isn’t surprised to see the Reds thriving under Klopp.
„Jurgen is a innovator,“ Gronnemark told The Athletic. „He is a leader who says he doesn’t understand everything and is ready to follow individuals if they have knowledge to choose the team forward.
„If you have a leader that wants complete control and thinks he knows best about everything then will affect the employees.
„Even though you are among the best clubs in the world, it doesn’t mean you’ve got to do the same thing because you did yesterday. When you fulfill Jurgen you really feel as though you’re speaking with a friend. He listens a lot.
„To allow a man into the club who had been pretty much unknown in England and say to him’we need all of your knowledge to put it into the coaching programme’, which shows a great deal of trust and fantastic leadership.
„He’s great at getting the best out of individuals. It is a lot more egotistical at clubs. At Liverpool, there’s a satisfaction among the gamers and the team. They all feel part of something special.
„Sometimes I will stop and consider the players facing me and think,’Oh, that is insane’. I am working at a gigantic club who won the Champions League.
„Originally I had a contract to the first half of the year then it had been extended for the next half and I have one for the entire season.
„I don’t believe many people are laughing today. I believe most people in football seem at it and say,’Alright, there has to be something inside’.“