Premier League winner Robert Huth has predicted Jurgen Klopp will one day become the manager of his native Germany.

Supporters of Liverpool are still grappling with the departure of the beloved 56-year-old, who departed Anfield after the end of the Premier League season. Klopp said he intends on putting his feet up for the foreseeable future after nine years in a job.

He has already stated he will not manage another Premier League team again in his career, such is his affection for the club. Taking that into consideration, Huth, who played for the likes of Chelsea, Stoke City and Leicester City, believes Klopp will soon be in charge of the four-time World Cup winners.

Talking to Betway, Huth said: "I think it's inevitable that he is going to take over Germany. Everyone loves him, and the football he plays is sensational. I think Germany will have the players coming through over the next three or four years that will make him think he can win things."

Earlier this year, Klopp was questioned about the chances of him managing his country one day. The former Borussia Dortmund manager didn't quash the possibility, but admitted now doesn't appear to be the opportune time, reports Liverpool.com.

During a press conference, he said: "I would say now, 'No'. But I don't know obviously how that will feel because I never had the situation. What I know definitely is I will never, ever manage a different club in England than Liverpool."

Currently, the reins of Germany are held by ex-Bayern Munich boss Julian Nagelsmann, who is tasked with securing their first European Championship title since 1996.

Nagelsmann recently extended his contract for another two years, but a disappointing performance on home soil this summer could well put his position in jeopardy.

However, one thing is clear: even if a managerial spot were to become available, Klopp won't be rushing to fill it in the near future as he prepares for a year out of the game on the Spanish island of Majorca.

Speaking at a press conference before the season's end, he declared: "No club, no country for the next year. No other English club ever. Even if I have nothing to eat, it will not happen."

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