‘Did he really say that?’ – Jurgen Klopp reacts to Todd Boehly’s All-Star Premier League game idea and asks Chelsea owner to explain how exhibition ma

Jurgen Klopp is sceptical of Todd Boehly’s plans for a Premier League All-Star match to be staged in the future. The Chelsea owner revealed his ambitions for a US style exhibition match between Northern and Southern clubs in the top flight. Boehly believes Premier League clubs can ‘take a lesson from American sports’Reuters Boehly, who is co-owner of the LA Dodgers baseball team, added the match could help raise funds for the football pyramid as he suggested Premier League clubs would do well to ‘take a lesson from American sports teams.’ But it’s safe to say the Liverpool boss isn’t sold on the idea. Asked about Boehly’s plans after the Reds’ win over Ajax, Klopp said: “He doesn’t hesitate, he doesn’t wait long! Oh great! “When he finds a date for that he can call me! He forgets that in the big sports in America these players have four-month breaks so they’re quite happy to do a little bit of sport in these breaks.  “It’s completely different in football.  “What can I say? Does he want to bring the Harlem Globetrotters as well and let them play against a football team? Most read in Football LIVE Liverpool 2 Ajax 1 LIVE: Salah ends UCL goal drought before Matip grabs winner ambitious Chelsea owner Boehly pitches idea for Premier League North vs South All-Star game reaction Liverpool fans observe period of silence for the Queen ahead of Ajax clash hint Pep suggests Arsenal game could be moved as Gunners try to avoid Europa League forfeit over? Barcelona and Atletico close to Griezmann compromise which would end substitute farce leaked Images of new England home and away shirts leaked ahead of Qatar World Cup ouch Ronaldo drops to EIGHTH in FIFA 23 rankings behind Messi and top-rated Benzema plea Souness tells fans they risk tarnishing Liverpool if they don't respect Queen tributes Klopp couldn’t quite believe what he was hearing when asked about Boehly’s plansGetty “I’m surprised by the question so please don’t judge my answers too much but maybe he can explain it to me at some point and find a proper date [for the match].  “I’m not sure too many people want to see that. Imagine that – Manchester United players, Liverpool players and Everton players all together in one team. It’s not a national team.  “Interesting game… and all the London guys together. Arsenal and Tottenham… did he really say that? Interesting…”