Drama At Anfield: Fans Outraged As Star Forward Snubs Klopp In Guard Of Honour

Drama At Anfield: Fans Outraged As Star Forward Snubs Klopp In Guard Of Honour

Liverpool’s Darwin Nunez has sparked controversy by refusing to clap for Jurgen Klopp during the manager’s emotional farewell, leaving fans fuming and speculating on his motives.

Liverpool fans have pointed out that Darwin Nunez did not clap during Jurgen Klopp’s guard of honour following his final game in charge of the club.

The emotional day at Anfield concluded with a 3-0 victory over Wolves, marking the end of the German’s nine-year-long tenure.

Darwin Nunez Snubs Klopp

As Klopp made his way through the guard of honour formed by the players and the staff, fans could not help but notice Nunez’s lack of enthusiasm.

Sharing a clip on X, one fan wrote:

“Every player clapped as Klopp made his way through the guard of honour. All except one.

The same player that couldn’t have looked less interested during his final post-match team talk.”

The social media user who posted the video added that Nunez had,

“clapped for every other player & member of staff that walked through but made a point of not doing so for Klopp.”

In response to the clip, many fans expressed disappointment and frustration over Nunez’s perceived disrespect towards Klopp. Several fans are calling for the player to show more gratitude and professionalism. One user wrote:

“So ungrateful. Darwin would’ve been shipped off after a year if it wasn’t for Klopp. Show some respect or get out man.”

Another said:

“Not a great look that… Very disappointing.”

A third fumed:

“Silly boy, totally immature. He’s cutting ties with the man who gave him a chance and believed in him. A man who is a legend of the game.

He will regret this. He needs to grow up, keep his head down & work hard.

He has potential but his attitude will ruin it if he isn’t careful.”

Disrespect Or Hidden Message?

The observation has added fuel to the rumors surrounding Nunez’s future at Anfield. Earlier in the month, the 24-year-old Uruguayan striker grabbed attention when he deleted all Liverpool-related content from his Instagram account.

He even blocked a Liverpool fan page on IG. These actions have solidified the rumour of his potential exit from the club in the summer transfer window.

Nunez joined Liverpool from Benfica in June 2022 for an initial fee of £64 million, eventually rising to £85 million with add-ons. In his debut season, he scored 9 goals in 29 Premier League appearances, as the club finished fifth.

This season he has improved his stats with 18 goals and 13 assists across all competitions. However, he only started one of Liverpool’s last seven games and has not seen the net since April 4 against Sheffield United.

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