Lallana: Klopp reaction over the top

Liverpool winger Adam Lallana admits that the fanfare surrounding Jurgen Klopp has been excessive, and warns supporters not to expect too much too soon.

The German coach arrived at Anfield during the international break, and charmed the public while giving Reds fans hope that they, like former club Borussia Dortmund, can challenge for domestic and European titles during his tenure.

But Klopp's first game in charge was a 0-0 draw with Spurs, and his Anfield debut in the Europa League on Thursday ended in a 1-1 draw with 10-man Rubin Kazan.

"It was never going to just change overnight," Lallana told the Liverpool Echo. "Maybe the reaction to him coming in was a bit over the top but he's a great manager who has had great success.

"He's asking people to do different things to what they were used to so it will take a bit of time. I think in his first two games you have seen glimpses and moments of the style he wants to play.

"Jurgen has made it clear that he demands 100 percent. He wants us to win the ball back as soon as it's given away.

"It's not going to happen overnight, but I'm very confident we're going to succeed under him. The fans here demand success here and we want to give them that."

Klopp will be hoping to get his first win in their next Premier League match against Southampton at Anfield on Sunday.

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