Liverpool raise Premier League trophy at Anfield as 30-year wait lastly ends

Liverpool’s 30-year wait to raise the league title lastly ended on Wednesday as captain Jordan Henderson held the Premier League trophy aloft at Anfield following their rollercoaster 5-Three win towards Chelsea.

Jurgen Klopp’s squad, who secured the title final month, had been offered with the trophy on a particular podium constructed on the Kop stand following their ultimate dwelling sport of the marketing campaign.

Liverpool nice Sir Kenny Dalglish, who was the membership’s supervisor once they final received the title in 1990, offered the gamers and workers with their winner’s medals alongside Premier League chief government Richard Masters.

Forward of the match Klopp instructed the membership’s supporters the Premier League trophy is for them however requested them to not congregate outdoors Anfield and as a substitute look ahead to the right time to rejoice their historic title.

“I actually hope the followers know that it is 100% for them,” Klopp mentioned. “It is for you. We received this league earlier than lockdown however introduced it over the road after lockdown. If we stick collectively, we will do something.

“It is a totally different scenario to something we have ever confronted. I promise we’ll have this occasion that everyone deserves — in all probability on the first out there alternative — however we will do it provided that everyone behaves appropriately. I perceive it is a private problem. Keep at dwelling, rejoice in a secure place and preserve it in your thoughts we are going to all be collectively when it is potential once more.”

Klopp added that ready to get his fingers on the Premier League trophy had been just like the construct as much as Christmas Day, saying will probably be one of many “biggest days” of his life.

“It is a milestone for this workforce — it is an vital day, however not the final — we’ll be in excellent spirits, 100%,” Klopp mentioned.

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