Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was happy for his team success after scoring 3-0 over Middlesbrough enable a top-four finish and a Champions League play-off smudge on Sunday.
Brilliant strikers Philippe Coutinho, Adam Lallana and Georginio Wijnaldum guaranteed a place in the next season’s qualification play-off as Klopp’s men overcame some early stress to display their class on the last day of the season.
Klopp, who will step to 50 next month, was happy with satisfaction and believes that his team ideal position to kick on from here.
The 49-year-old Liverpool manager Klopp said “Everythings is good at this club at the moment. It feels good. We deserve this position. 76 points is an outstanding number. We learned a lot this year about ourselves and we can use that.”
“At the end of the season you are usually tired but I could start again tomorrow. We are all looking forward to what we can do. We can qualify in August so we are really looking forward to it. I’m very proud of the boys.”
“After the second goal, everybody could see how good we can be. It is never easy but it looked really good. That was what everybody wished for before the game and now we should celebrate.”
Talking about the match performance, Klopp said “The Champions League is the best tournament in Europe. There is nothing better, maybe in the world. For me, it’s the best competition and Liverpool needs to be there consistently all the time, and I love the perspective.”
He added, “I don’t want to say we are already in – qualification is qualification – but we are really strong, we want to fight for it and be there. It’s all good. You have to make steps and the steps for us are to be around the best teams in the world because we are one of the best clubs in the world.”