Mainz (AP) – Liverpool FC with master coach Jürgen Klopp is Borussia Mönchengladbach’s favorite opponent in the last sixteen of the Champions League. Sports director Max Eberl revealed this in the ZDF’s “Current Sports Studio” and justified it.

“We have now played two teams with Inter Milan and Real Madrid who have a history with Borussia Mönchengladbach. And if you take the list of clubs, Liverpool is the third club with Gladbach. Great history connects,” said Eberl. we all want Liverpool. ”The eighth finals of the premier class will be drawn next Monday.

The pandemic has not only hit football hard, Eberl said. “Corona affects all of us – society, businesses, retail, all businesses, including football. And that has to bring you closer to the people,” demanded the 47-year-old. “Our club has been working on emergency power since mid-March and is really trying to secure everything right and left so that we can also move into the future,” said Gladbach’s sports director.

The first “easy lockdown” was not really taken seriously, Eberl said. And we all have to hold our noses. Politicians gave us the opportunity, we didn’t use it. ‘ But football doesn’t want “extra sausage”. Eberl: “We hope that we can keep playing and so far we have not received any signals from politics that it is different.”

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