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Jürgen Klopp gets emotional Liverpool welcome as fans sing You'll Never Walk Alone in latest goodbye

Liverpool fans performed an emotional rendition of You'll Never Walk Alone in the M&S Bank Arena this evening as the Reds supporters in attendance got another chance to wave goodbye to Jürgen Klopp.

The German flew in earlier today for the sell-out event in which saw thousands of fans flock to see a Q&A with him plus live music from The Lightning Seeds, The Zutons, and Alfie Boe. James Bond actor Daniel Craig, a famous Liverpool supporter, also sent a special message of thanks to the departing manager.

"Okay, so now I've tried to put myself somehow in proper gear to say now for the last time, hopefully, goodbye," he said in a video posted on Instagram before the event.

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"I'm pretty sure it will be a good event — again pretty emotional, but I think we are through the worst now. So we can have a good time and that's the plan. So I wish you as well — if you can see it — if you can watch it (I'm not sure if somebody shows it) a wonderful night as well. So let's go! So here we go, that's it. Ready for the party."

During the Q&A, Klopp was in good form. "Aside from marrying Ulla, joining Liverpool was the best decision of my life," he said. Klopp joked that he thought he was coming to England but then found he was in 'Scouseland', adding that he is now the third Scouser to sell out the M&S Bank Arena after Paul McCartney and Jamie Webster.

Liverpool.com says: Klopp spoke before the event that it was going to be another emotional night. That so many people were desperate to turn up and be a part of it all says plenty about the esteem that he is held in.

This won't be the last time that he is welcomed back to the city. At some point, he will no doubt be back at Anfield, even if standing on The Kop with the fans, as he has recently spoken about wanting to do, might not be realistic. He might be heading off on holiday but you suspect he won't be away for too long.