Jurgen Klopp Slams Premier League Club for Sacking Their Manager

Jurgen Klopp Slams Premier League Club for Sacking Their Manager

Fred Kennedy
August 30, 2022 at 3:42 PM
  • Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has aimed a dig at Bournemouth for sacking Scott Parker as manager
  • Parker, who helped Bournemouth secure promotion back to the Premier League, was sacked on Tuesday, August 30
  • His sacking came barely days after the Cherries suffered a 9-0 humiliating defeat in the hands of Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp has taken issue with Bournemouth's decision to sack Scott Parker as the club's manager.

Parker was shown the door following Bournemouth's poor results that has seen them ship in 16 goals in their last three Premier League outings.

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Jurgen Klopp with Scott Parker before the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and AFC Bournemouth at Anfield. Photo by Andrew Powell.
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Bournemouth have won only once since their promotion to the top-flight, with the victory coming against Aston Villa in their opening match of the campaign.

The Cherries have since been on a losing streak, with their latest defeat coming at the hands of Liverpool over the weekend when they were hammered 9-0.

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Bournemouth announce Scott Parker's exit

The defeat at Anfield left Bournemouth chiefs with no choice but to sack Parker as the club's manager.

In a statement by the club on Tuesday, August 30, the Cherries confirmed they have commenced plans to find Parker's replacement.

"I would like to place on record my gratitude to Scott and his team for their efforts during their time with us," Bournemouth co-owner Maxim Demin said in a statement.

Jurgen Klopp hits at Bournemouth for sacking Parker

Klopp has now called out Bournemouth owners for firing his counterpart, admitting that he felt sorry for Parker.

The Liverpool boss suggested it was wrong for the Vitality Stadium-based outfit to take the drastic decision, especially considering that they had not backed Parker during the transfer window.

"When I heard the news today I realised how important it is in this moment to have the right owners at the football club," Klopp said as quoted by Express UK.
"Nottingham Forest are spending, Fulham is and I can't remember Bournemouth doing a lot, which is difficult for a coach. I felt for Scott," he added.

Liverpool pile more misery on Scott Parker as Reds smash Cherries 9-0

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Liverpool finally got off the mark with a resounding win against a hapless Bournemouth at Anfield on Saturday afternoon.

A brace from Firmino and Luis Diaz and single strikes from Alexander-Arnold, Harvey Elliot, defender Van Dijk, Carvalho and an own goal from Mepham ensured the Reds recorded an emphatic first win of the campaign.

Jurgen Klopp's charges commenced the game like a house on fire, bombarding the opposition goal area as the Reds went in search of their first win of the campaign.

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