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Published: 12:22 | 18/9/16

Hugging players is important - Klopp

Jurgen Klopp has admitted he enjoys hugging his players and believes it is important.

The Liverpool manager had plenty of reason to hug his players after watching them beat Chelsea 2-1 at Stamford Bridge on Friday night.

And the German believes it s the least they deserve owing to the effort they put in for him.

“I enjoy it more,” he said, when asked about the importance of hugging his players.

“I’m really demanding to be honest, and I really want a lot of them. When you can really see how they fight, with the last drop of fuel in their machine … that’s the most easy thing to do (hug them).

“That’s what makes it for them more enjoyable. Now, having something like this in the dressing room and seeing them there all smiling … that’s really nice.”

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