‘It was the wrong time for ALL clubs’ – Jurgen Klopp explains West Ham snub

first_img Jurgen Klopp 1 Jurgen Klopp says there was never any chance of him becoming West Ham boss in the summer.The Hammers’ co-owner David Sullivan revealed this week that he approached the German with a view to succeeding Sam Allardyce.Klopp was out of work at the time having decided to leave Borussia Dortmund at the end of last season.He went on replace Brendan Rodgers at Anfield in October and takes the Reds to Upton Park this Saturday.“In the summer I was not available,” said Klopp, when asked about West Ham’s interest.“I was sure I needed a few days for myself without thinking too much about football. That’s what I did.“I’m a lucky guy so there was a lot of interest from different clubs. If West Ham will talk about this then they can do it.“It’s a really good club but it was the wrong time for all the clubs, so nothing to do with West Ham or what I think about West Ham.”last_img

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