Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp expects the abuse from rival supporters over the club’s involvement in the failed European Super League competition to continue when crowds return to stadiums in future.
Klopp said neither he nor his players knew about plans for the Super League – of which Liverpool was one of six Premier League clubs to sign up for before withdrawing. The proposal collapsed earlier in the week amid widespread criticism.
The proposed Super League would have guaranteed hundreds of millions of dollars a year in income to teams involved. But fans and other clubs said it would throw domestic leagues out of competitive balance and damage the sport.
Before Liverpool’s 1-1 Premier League draw against Leeds United at Elland Road on Monday, a plane flew overhead trailing a banner saying “say no to…