Jurgen Klopp feels sorry for rival boss Pep Guardiola and his squad following Manchester Metropolis’s Champions League ban.
The Premier League champions have been hit with a two-year suspension from European competitors by governing physique UEFA after being discovered responsible of Monetary Honest Play rule breaches.
The membership are interesting to the Courtroom of Arbitration for Sport however, as issues stand, Metropolis will play solely in home soccer in 2020-21 and 2021-22.
Liverpool boss Klopp, whose facet look set to succeed Metropolis as home champions this season, feels that may be a disgrace.
The German stated: “It was a shock after I heard it. I don’t know how these items work – what I can say is Manchester Metropolis underneath Pep Guardiola play sensational soccer. I’ve at all times admired what they do.
“On this second I think about it’s very exhausting for them.
“To be sincere I really feel for Pep and the gamers as a result of, wow, they did, for positive, nothing flawed. They simply performed soccer and sensational soccer.
“Pep helped the league to enhance soccer.”