Jurgen Klopp apologises to Bayern boss Hansi Flick after winning award.
Reds boss Jurgen Klopp won the ESPN Manager of the Year award beating his German counterpart Hansi Flick.
The 2019/20 season was a successful campaign for both the managers winning trophies at their respective clubs.
Under Flick, Bayern won the Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal Cup and the Champions League.
Liverpool won the Premier League title after 30 long years and finished off the season with 99 points, 18 points ahead of second-placed Manchester City.
Klopp believes that Flick should have been given the award rather than himself.
He said: “I deserve it more than Hansi Flick? No. What I can say I was not involved in the vote!
“I won the FIFA award last year pretty sure cause of Champions League.
“I don’t believe in these individual awards for coaches really.”
“The moment when someone starts to give awards to coaching staff, like a whole bunch of coaches, in my case we are six, then I will be the first to organise the party.
“As long as I get these things alone I am not very interested to be honest but, anyway, thank you very much for whoever voted for me and sorry Hansi you were probably the right one to get it.”