Jurgen Klopp has repeatedly been linked with a move to Manchester United to replace the sacked David Moyes, but has today claimed it’s embarrassing to discuss such a thing when the club hasn’t even approached him.

“I really do think that Manchester United is a great club, but it is also the case that as long as things continue to go as they are here, then I have a clear agreement with Borussia Dortmund,” he said. “Therefore it cannot have anything to do with the greatness of a team, even if there were to be an offer. And to react to this is a bit uncomfortable when there has not been an offer, so to reject it before an offer comes is personally embarrassing for me. I think Man U is great, but I am still really happy here because there are around 1,000 reasons why I really like working at this club. The only condition which must be filled, and it is more important than contracts, is that all of those involved have to have the feeling that I am the right coach for this team. As long as that is the case, I don’t have to think about anything.”