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Dortmund's Klopp slams Bayern's Sammer

  • ESPN FC, Friday, March 7, 2014 3:53 PM

Borussia Dortmund coach Juergen Klopp says Bayern Munich sporting director Matthias Sammer deserves no credit for the club's success.

"Let me put it that way: If I was Matthias Sammer, I’d thank God every day that somebody had the idea to bring me in," Klopp said in reference to Sammer’s appointment as Bayern in the summer of 2013. "I think that Bayern would not have fewer points without Matthias Sammer."

Klopp's lash-out came after he was shown a statement from Sammer saying rivals shouldn't complain about Bayern's dominance: "And maybe the message to the other clubs is: Do they train every single day with utmost care as if there was no tomorrow? The daily training, the daily addresses are the product of a development. And some clubs in Germany don’t have that."

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