Klopp’s simple tactic that’s "really off-putting" – but no one has noticed it

Jurgen Klopp walks to the halfway line to watch Liverpool's opponents warm-up before matches – and it's "really off-putting", claims Glenn Murray.

The Brighton striker spoke out about the subtle tactic, which he says gets into players' heads but largely goes unnoticed by pundits providing analysis on the game.

Liverpool boss Klopp isn't renowned for mind-game tactics in the same way as managers like Jose Mourinho, but the German certainly looks to exploit small advantages.

And it seems that by simply watching rival players train, Klopp's able to get in their heads and put them off before a ball is even kicked.

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Murray told TalkSport: 'Klopp does this thing before the game, I don't know if anyone's noticed it. So he'll walk right up to the halfway line and stand right on the spot and he'll just stare into the opposition half. It's really off-putting.

"He just stands on the halfway line and just watches the opposition warm up.

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"It really throws you the first time it happens because you're like, 'What is he doing? He's not even looking at his own team, he's just watching us'.

"He won't break his view, he'll just keep watching the whole time."

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