"Today is the day to celebrate another European Cup".
The complication is Klopp's reluctance to broaden his search beyond the preferred option. Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk took note of those reveling in their defeat, and he's hit back by labeling them as "jealous".
If the Italian club are immovable, Klopp has a dilemma.
"Liverpool and Madrid have shown that and United need to get to that level".
Karius made mistakes for two of Real Madrid's three goals and has been sent hundreds of threatening messages on social media.
"Haven't really slept until now. the scenes are still running through my head again and again", Karius wrote on his Instagram page.
"Mistakes happen all the time, they get highlighted more when you are a goalkeeper inevitably... but the fact of the matter is it cost them the game".
"If I could go back in time, I would".
The German stopper has thanked Liverpool fans for supporting him after the game, while apologising for his performance on the night. Now I am less concerned as we have worked on the brand [of La Liga], above the clubs and the big players.
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Karius was in tears at the end of the game and went over to the Liverpool supporters with his hands raised in apology. Here are five others.
It remains to be seen whether Bale will indeed see out his contract in the Spanish capital - which runs until 2022 - although, if promises can not be made by Zidane, it is likely that the four-time Champions League victor will look for pastures new.