When Jurgen Klopp was appointed as Liverpool’s new manager back in 2015, the club was struggling on all fronts. The squad was weak and lacked any real potential bar Philippe Coutinho. Klopp was left with the hardest of jobs if he was to bring the Reds back to the glory days.

Fast forward to the present day and the German has firmly cemented his place as a Liverpool great with seven trophies, including one Champions League and a Premier League title. However, last season’s struggles prompted change the squad was the third-oldest in the league.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp ahead of the Premier League match at Anfield, Liverpool. Alamy Images

The arrivals of Cody Gakpo (24), Darwin Nunez (24) and Fabio Carvalho (21) started the rebuilding process after the departures of Sadio Mane and eight others. Last summer the Klopp signed: Dominik Szoboszlai (23), Alexis Mac Allister (25) and Ryan Gravenberch (21). With Jordan Henderson, Roberto Firmino and Fabinho moving on, Liverpool began the season with a new-look midfield. In just four transfer windows Klopp has revolutionised the squad with the Reds currently leading the race for the Premier League title.

Liverpool defender Trent Alexander Arnold
Liverpool’s Trent Alexander Arnold celebrating – Credit: Xinhua/Alamy Live News

The 56-year-old has also developed promising talents. Trent Alexander-Arnold is just 25 years old and already has already made over 200 appearances. The right back has established himself as arguably one of the best players in the world already. Curtis Jones and Harvey Elliot have also become household names, just 23 and 20 respectively, the experience is already there with close to 150 appearances between them.

Liverpool’s next manager will also have to watch the exciting youngsters, Connor Bradley (20), Jarrell Quansah (21), Tyler Morton (21) and Ben Doak (17) all of whom have first team experience already. Despite, the exciting youth the Reds have coming through, whoever the next boss is will still have the experience of: Luis Diaz, Diogo Jota, Ibrahima Konate and Andy Robertson. While still being able to call upon the world class: Mohammed Salah, Virgil Van Dijk and Alisson Becker.

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Klopp’s time in Merseyside will always be remembered as a magical one, hauling Liverpool back to the promised land and although Manchester City have been the dominant force throughout his reign, his sides will go down in Liverpool and Premier League history. However, his second remarkable rebuild ensures whoever is handed the keys to the manger’s office has a squad that can dominate football for years to come