Jurgen Klopp said there was no excuse for racist abuse real Madrid‘S Young Vinicius He has confronted her many times in Spain, saying it would be “crazy” to try to justify it.

Although the Brazilian winger has been accused of provoking opposing fans and players with ball tricks and dance celebrations, Klopp said that was no reason to treat him that way.

This Liverpool The manager said, “Is he doing something on the field that could cause it? There’s nothing in the world that can justify that. If I say yes, imagine that would be totally crazy.

vinicius racially abused By fans of Atletico Madrid, Valladolid and Real Mallorca.

He will face Liverpool on Tuesday in last year’s return game. Champions League in the final, when Vinicius scored the winning goal and Klopp said, “I’m pretty sure that already makes him a Real Madrid legend.”

Klopp waits to see if Darwin Nunez will be ready to play, as Darwin Nunez opens the score after an injury in Saturday’s 2-0 win over Newcastle.

The Uruguayan has a shoulder problem and Klopp said: “Out of all possible scenarios, except that absolutely nothing happens, there is a chance. We have to see how he handles the pain and then make a decision.”

The Champions League round of 16 draw brings a reunion with Carlo Ancelotti, whom Klopp believes to be the best male manager in the industry.

“Carlo is the most relaxed manager I’ve ever met in my life, one of the nicest people you’ll ever meet – he’s wonderful, humble and nice. The man management is on a whole different level than anyone else. I admire him so much.”