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Jürgen Klopp On Corruption Scandal: "I Have Nothing to Say"

Liverpool's manager was having none of a question about England's recent corruption sting.

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The big news in world football this past week has been the undercover corruption investigation conducted by The Telegraph, which unearthed Sam Allardyce's shady practices concerning player transfers and the use of his position as England manager.

On Tuesday, Allardyce was sacked after coaching England through just one competitive match.

The fallout from the corruption scandal has led to pretty much every manager in Europe being asked for their opinion on the matter. Jürgen Klopp was no exception, though he was not a fan of the topic.

"I heard about it," Klopp said (via the Echo). "Everyone has been talking about it for two days It's a problem for me to speak about this because I don't understand how you all jump on this. I have nothing to say. I have no experience of it."

"I can't be as excited talking about it as you are - that's all," he added. "It's not a positive thing. I have no experience of it so I have nothing to say."

In classic Klopp fashion, he refused to involve himself in a matter that did not concern his squad. For a team looking to continue its stretch of positive results this weekend against Swansea City, avoiding unnecessary distraction was the correct call.

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