. With former Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp closing in on a move to Liverpool FC, the word Gegenpressing has been doing the rounds a lot.
Gegenpressing essentially means counter-pressing and is one of Jurgen Klopp’s most famous and highly used tactics. The Liverpool FC fanbase should brace themselves to play a similar brand of football under the 48-year-old.
It remains to be seen to what lengths the German applies his favoured tactics in the English Premier League given its fast paced nature, and if the players at Klopp’s disposal are capable of playing a similar style. However, Gegenpressing could make it’s debut as early as against Tottenham Hotspur on the 17th of October and the North London outfit will provide a stern test to establish the effectiveness of the method.
The people at RMTC (Redmen TV) have dissected the four types of counter-pressing that can be employed by Jurgen Klopp.