Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp admitted interest in replacing Joachim Low last year

Jurgen Klopp has admitted in the past that he would always consider an approach from Germany.

The former Borussia Dortmund boss has led Liverpool to Champions League and Premier League glory over the past two seasons, completing the plans the laid out when joining in 2015.

Although the 53-year-old recently signed a contract extension at Anfield that runs until the summer of 2024, his previous admission suggests he could replace Joachim Low as Germany manager.

However, Klopp has also been keen to state how happy he is at every available opportunity, and seemed to only think about the international role as something for the distant future.

He said in an interview with German outlet Bild in October of 2019: "I really cannot say. I do not know if I would like to. Now, as of today, I do not feel like it.

“Right now, I'm totally happy with what I do and that's important in the whole story.

"I also could not say one hundred percent if I was the right one [to replace Low]. If the question ever arises, I would think about it – but not now."

The rumours have risen following Germany’s 6-0 capitulation at the hands of Spain on Tuesday, which is their biggest defeat in an astonishing 89 years.

World Cup-winning captain Lothar Matthaus told Sky Sports: “When you talk about possible candidates, there is only one person that everyone would want in the future, and that is Jurgen Klopp.”

After Low had said: “I really don't know what happened to the team.

“We had hardly any chances and we didn't win a single individual battle out on the pitch…

“In the second half we tried to press them high up the pitch to score and get back into the game but Spain played far better than us, they were much faster and played with more precision.

“We said before the game that we trusted in the players in our squad and that we were on the right track, but today we saw that we are not progressing as well as we had thought after our last few games.”

Although Low will always be praised for helping his nation win their fourth World Cup back in 2014, it appears as though he has reached a crossroads after 14 years in the job.

The aforementioned triumph was followed by a semi-final defeat against France at Euro 2016 and an embarrassing group stage exit at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

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