Klopp: I will not leave Dortmund for Madrid or Chelsea

The successful coach has been linked with a number of European giants, but says he is happy to stay at his current club for the foreseeable future
Jurgen Klopp insists that he has no intention of leaving Borussia Dortmund any time soon, and he would not even consider moving on if Real Madrid or Chelsea came knocking.

The 45-year-old has been touted as a possible replacement for Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez at the end of the season, while he has also been linked with the position of Madrid coach amid ongoing speculation that Jose Mourinho could leave Los Blancos come June.

However, Klopp is determined to respect his ongoing contract with Dortmund.

"I have a contract until 2016. I have said 20 times I’ll definitely stay until 2016. Everybody thinks I say it but that if a club like Chelsea or Real Madrid come in for me, I will go. This is something I can’t change but they will see," the BVB boss told the London Evening Standard.

"It is a really big honour for me, ­coming from a small village called Bretten in the Black Forest where 1,500 people live, that somebody thinks I can train Chelsea. It’s not a normal story, it’s a special story. But I don’t think about it.

"I was the coach at Mainz before Dortmund for seven years. Each year I could have left for a Bundesliga club but I said ‘no, I have a contract, I will stay’. I enjoy what I’m doing here at Dortmund. It’s a great club, a great city, everything is okay."

Klopp hinted that he could be tempted to move to England in the future, but that he would only considering doing so once he has mastered the native tongue.

He told Goal.com: "Not at this moment but I don't think about anything else but Borussia Dortmund at this moment.

"Language, to speak with the team, is very important for me, and I don't speak perfect English but it would be enough to speak to most of the players."

The Schwarzgelben boss also stated his belief that the Bundesliga is rapidly improving in comparison to the English top-flight, hailing the boosted technical skill on show in Germany in recent years.

Klopp added: "It's not so easy for me to compare them [the Bundesliga and the Premier League] because I only watch the Premier League on television and one or two times when I've been in England to watch a game.

"It's true that the Bundesliga gets stronger and stronger. The reason is better players - young players, with unbelievably good skills, fastness and technicians, all these things are great."