Friday October 2 2020
Klopp: 'Atalanta an exciting project'

Liverpool coach Jürgen Klopp said Atalanta have ‘a really exciting project’ and expects ‘intense’ games in a 'strong' Champions League group.

Atalanta are back in the competition for the second time, after having reached the quarter-finals in 2019-20, and they face the winners from 2018-19 Liverpool in Group D.

The Reds coach Klopp said the group consists of ‘proper football’ and expects tough games against sides that ‘run a lot’.

“It’s a really strong group, everyone knows how good Ajax were two years ago, they always build a proper new squad,” Klopp said, according to This is Anfield.

“Atalanta have a really exciting project; they play pretty good stuff as well. It’s a proper football group, all teams run a lot, the games will be intense.”

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