Jurgen Klopp says Manchester United serves as the perfect way to begin his second year in charge of Liverpool.
The old rivals meet on Monday night at Anfield in their first meeting of the season and his first meeting with Jose Mourinho in the Premier League.
Monday makes it a year to the day the German took charge at Liverpool with his first game an away trip to Tottenham.
Klopp’s first Liverpool game against United ended in a 1-0 defeat, but they went on to beat the Red Devils at home in the Europa League and progressed to the quarterfinals at the expense of their fierce rivals.
“Both games were intense and competitive,” Klopp said at an event to mark the start of the Seeing Is Believing campaign which is promoted by their main sponsors Standard Chartered and quoted by the Daily Mail.
“We were better in the first game at Anfield. We had a fantastic atmosphere and the players were inspired by that. It was my first time at Old Trafford for the second leg.
“Maybe people don’t like to hear it, but there was actually quite a good atmosphere there too! It changed the game a little bit and it was real proof of what an atmosphere can do. United were on top but we killed that atmosphere with Philippe’s wonderful goal in the 45th minute.
“From then on it wasn’t that difficult any more. We are really looking forward to what will be a fantastic game at Anfield. It’s a perfect moment for ‘Seeing is Believing’ because this game will have to be seen for people to believe what will happen.”