​Goal.com report that ​Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has stated that former Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp is perfectly suited to be the successor to current Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola.


48-year-old Jurgen Klopp is often very critical of the Bavarian club, but he is now being referred to as Guardiola's perfect successor. 


Jurgen Klopp spent seven seasons at Borussia Dortmund, during which he won back-to-back Bundesliga titles, as well as guiding BVB to the final of the 2013 UEFA Champions which they lost to bitter rivals Bayern Munich thanks to a last-gasp goal by Arjen Robben.


Pep Guardiola has been recently linked with a managerial job at Manchester City, this speculation has sent the media into a frenzy, throwing up several names of potential successors to Guardiola. Jurgen Klopp was one of the earliest names on the list, with many speculating that Bayern Munich would once again raid Borussia Dortmund, this time for BVB's former manager. 


Watzke believes that Klopp is the perfect fit for the job. "Jurgen Klopp is a candidate for every top club," Watzke told the German press "Klopp and Bayern would be 100 per cent suitable."

Borussia Dortmund v VfL Wolfsburg - DFB Cup Final

"Besides, you can't do much wrong at Bayern anyway - they win the Bundesliga whatever happens. Our friendship would not suffer."


In a similar fashion to Klopp, Watzke would often criticise Bayern Munich for their pursuit of Borussia Dortmund's key players, after Mario Gotze and Robert Lewnandowski left Dortmund for the Allianz Arena. 


He maintains that he has a healthy working relationship with Munich general manager Uli Hoeness, despite Hoeness publicly commenting on Marco Reus' contract situation: "Basically, I have always been good at arguing the point with him," 

Borussia Dortmund v VfL Wolfsburg - DFB Cup Final

"That was probably very entertaining for many but when we met, it was always with respect and a clear understanding." Uli Hoeness is currently serving a prison sentence for tax evasion. 


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