No. And there were no credible reports at the time that Klopp was ever considered for the Manchester United job, and while the ever-changing timeline of events over Alex Ferguson's retirement is updated all the time to suit various parties, only David Moyes was properly considered for the job.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has claimed that the Reds centre-back Dejan Lovren is world class.
This Saturday (7.45pm) will see Liverpool and Real Madrid battle it out for club football's biggest prize in the Champions League final.
'When they told me about the problems they had I thought 'OK, yeah, I am probably the really right manager for that club. "I am looking forward to having a good break this summer", he added. Subscribe to our SMS sports service by texting "SPORTS" to 22840.
'So when you see the pictures, and I realise it as well, by the way, I look still like a player. that's not cool, but that's me. I go in with a baseball cap and they still respect me, I don't have to act in a specific way.
'It is a football club. But then a few days later I saw him waiting for my talk, so I said, come in. It sounded like marketing, image, you need to sign this, you need to sign that.
"But I said to him-maybe this was the decisive moment when he got it-I think he's a world-class centre-half, 100 percent".
"It's all part of football, but it can not be the number one, two, three or four priority. First of all please try to improve the game we play".
"Likewise we took a number of players like (Roberto) Firmino and Sadio Mane, and I think great testament to Jurgen that he has always been - and still is - a coach who wants to bring in good talent and make it great talent". It wasn't that I was saying, "boys, never mind it can happen, forget about it".