Liverpool confirm Jurgen Klopp’s final months as manager will be captured in TV documentary – as outgoing boss promises a ‘rare opportunity for an inside look’
Liverpool are in the middle of filming a behind-the-scenes documentary covering the 2023/24 season.
Speculation swirled that Jurgen Klopp’s final season in charge of the Reds would be watched by cameras, but on Wednesday news was confirmed that fans will be treated to a ‘unique insight’ at the Merseyside club into a multi-episode season.
Klopp’s resignation is likely to be a focus of the documentary, as well as the club’s “rich history, its deep connection with its fans” and “first-hand insights” into both the men’s and women’s sides, according to a club statement.
The outgoing management praised the decision to film the documentary and heralded the opportunity for fans to understand the ‘incredible people’ who work behind the scenes at the club.
“As this is my last season, I thought we should offer a rare opportunity for viewers to get a more inside look at what makes this club so special – its people,” shared Klopp.
A TV documentary series will cover Jurgen Klopp’s final season at Liverpool, the club have confirmed
Klopp is a beloved figure at the club and his shock exit is likely to be covered extensively in series
Liverpool continue to compete for four trophies this season and the documentary will hope to cover their successes in England and abroad
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‘From our supporters to our players and those who work so hard behind the scenes, constantly striving for success for Liverpool Football Club.
“Thanks to this new documentary series, viewers will be able to see what I see every day at this amazing club, and understand those amazing people more.”
The documentary will be produced, filmed and directed by Lorton Entertainment, who previously worked on football documentaries ‘Diego Maradona’ and Steven Gerrad’s film ‘Make Us Dream’, as well as Disney+ series ‘Coleen Rooney: The Real Wagatha Story’. .
It is expected to be released after the end of the season.
Liverpool were previously the focus of a documentary under former manager Brendan Rodgers in 2012, titled ‘Being: Liverpool’.
But the club are no doubt keen to capitalize on the new wave of interest in documentaries fueled by the outstanding success of Amazon’s ‘All or Nothing’ series, ‘Sunderland Till I Die’ and ‘Welcome to Wrexham’.
A documentary filmed during Brendan Rodgers’ time at the Merseyside club attracted mixed reviews in 2012
Premier League rivals Arsenal were the subject of a season of Amazon’s ‘All or Nothing’ series
Klopp’s shock departure was announced to the world by the manager on Friday afternoon, but the 56-year-old shared that he had told the Liverpool hierarchy months earlier in November.
As well as his poignant explanation of his decision to leave which was filmed by the club, the documentary is likely to show the emotional support Klopp received from fans at Anfield during the club’s first game since the news broke.
Sunday’s FA Cup clash with Norwich was punctuated by chants of Klopp’s name and the singing of songs about the highly decorated manager, with fans waving banners and holding up signs in praise of their departing head coach.
Keen to capitalize on the outpouring of support he has received since the announcement, Klopp wrote in his program notes ahead of Liverpool’s tie with Chelsea on Wednesday night that he wanted supporters to have a ‘proper Anfield atmosphere’ in the face of West London must provide. opposition.