Klopp: I will not leave Dortmund for Madrid or Chelsea

The successful coach has been linked with a number of European giants, but says he is happy to stay at his current club for the foreseeable future

Jurgen Klopp has insisted that he has no intention of leaving Borussia Dortmund any time soon, and he would not even consider moving on if Real Madrid or Chelsea came knocking.

The 45-year-old has been touted as a possible replacement for Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez at the end of the season, while he has also been linked with the position of Madrid coach amid ongoing speculation that Jose Mourinho could leave the Blancos come June.

However, Klopp is determined to respect his ongoing contract with Dortmund.

“I have a contract until 2016. I have said 20 times I’ll definitely stay until 2016. Everybody thinks I say it but that if a club like Chelsea or Real Madrid come in for me, I will go. This is something I can’t change but they will see,” the BVB boss told London Evening Standard.

“t is a really big honour for me, ­coming from a small village called Bretten in the Black Forest where 1,500 people live, that somebody thinks I can train Chelsea. It’s not a normal story, it’s a special story. But I don’t think about it.

“I was the coach at Mainz before Dortmund for seven years. Each year I could have left for a Bundesliga club but I said ‘no, I have a contract, I will stay’. I enjoy what I’m doing here at Dortmund. It’s a great club, a great city, everything is okay.”

Klopp has been in charge of Dortmund since 2008, and has since guided them to two Bundesliga titles and one DFB Pokal.

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