Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp calls the Premier League title “incredible”

Jurgen Klopp said winning the Premier League title with Liverpool was an “incredible” achievement after the club lifted its first league title in 30 years on Thursday.

Manchester City’s 2-1 defeat at Chelsea secured the long-awaited crown for Klopp’s men and former Borussia Dortmund coach said the feeling was something he couldn’t describe.

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“I have no words. It’s incredible,” he told Sky Sports in an interview after the game. “It is much more than I ever thought, being champions with this outstanding club is incredible.”

Liverpool leads City by 23 points in the table and is the fastest team to secure the Premier League, after 31 games.

“It is an incredible achievement for my players,” said an emotional Klopp.

Thousands of Liverpool fans celebrated their Premier League title victory outside the club’s Anfield Stadium on Thursday and Klopp said the feeling of being a champion with the Reds was indescribable.

“It is the best I could imagine and it is more than I had dreamed of,” he said.

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk, who saw Chelsea’s victory secure the title with his teammates at a hotel in Merseyside, said the club had taken the Premier League to a different level this season.

“It is amazing to be part of this group of players,” said Van Dijk, a key component in Liverpool’s incredible 12 months of success.

“Last season we won the Champions League and this year, especially in the Premier League, we have taken it to a different level. We have been so consistent and we have done very well.”

“It is a fantastic feeling. From the moment I joined, he is a team, everyone is part of it, from the people who work at Melwood. [training ground], in the stadium and the players, of course.

“We all want the same thing. Off the field we have a bond that is also outstanding.”

Liverpool have won 28 of their 31 Premier League games and could break the City’s 100-point record set two seasons ago when they finished 25 points ahead of Liverpool.

Captain Jordan Henderson said Klopp, who replaced Brendan Rodgers in 2015, the season after Liverpool narrowly missed the title, allowed the club to end its 30-year wait for the 19th league title.

“From day one he [Klopp] He walked in the door and just changed everything and everyone followed him and so far it’s been quite special and it’s been an incredible journey, “said Henderson.

“What you see is what you get, with his press conferences and on the sidelines. Obviously, he has a more personal side with the players, but he has the balance of having a relationship with the players and being a friend, but also being a little ruthless when you need to be.

“He is a great leader and a great human being and we all believe in him.”

Reuters information was used in this story.