Glen Johnson believes Jurgen Klopp could possibly be sacked by Liverpool subsequent season if he fails to arrest their present slide, however expects the German to see out the rest of the present marketing campaign.
The membership are at the moment sat in sixth place having suffered defeat in every of their final 4 Premier League matches, three of which have come at Anfield.
Brighton, Manchester Metropolis and Merseyside rivals Everton have all taken three factors away from Liverpool’s house floor in latest weeks, leaving the top-flight champions 19 factors behind Pep Guardiola’s leaders.
Glen Johnson (left) believes Jurgen Klopp (proper) could possibly be sacked by Liverpool subsequent season
Klopp’s Liverpool have misplaced their final 4 league video games to go away them 19 factors off the highest
The 53-year-old confirmed final week that he has no plans to go away the membership anytime quickly regardless of rumours of rifts between gamers and claims that the German was contemplating his future rising following the opposite defeat at Leicester.
However chatting with CheltenhamGuides.com, Johnson believes Klopp’s success domestically and in Europe with the 2019 Champions League title means he has credit score within the financial institution to outlive the season, however that won’t maintain true in 2021-22.
‘I feel Klopp’s job shall be secure, however subsequent 12 months shall be completely different,’ Johnson mentioned.
‘This season you possibly can’t speak about sacking him as a result of he is been unbelievable, however sadly at this stage of soccer, issues change rapidly.
‘I feel his job shall be completely positive for now however subsequent season shall be a special dialog.’
However he believes their latest success means the German will survive the present marketing campaign
Johnson’s feedback come only a day after stories in Klopp’s homeland claimed he may give up his Anfield submit subsequent summer season to turn into Germany supervisor.
BILD reported that there’s a 68 per cent likelihood that Klopp may look to take over from present boss Joachim Low upon the completion of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
The report claimed he’s eyeing a return to his native nation and will go away Liverpool subsequent 12 months and take a six-month sabbatical earlier than taking up the nationwide aspect.
The identical outlet gave him a 30 per cent likelihood of seeing out his Liverpool contract – which runs till 2024 – and a one per likelihood every of him being sacked or leaving of his personal accord.
German stories said Klopp may go away Liverpool to interchange Joachim Low as Germany boss