WATCH: Is Jurgen Klopp too friendly with his players?

Liverpool play in Germany on Thursday night in the Europa League

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Since Jurgen Klopp's arrival in Liverpool last October, he has been the darling of the British media. 

The German manager's results may not have been to the level immediately expected, but with half a season to implement his methods, many expect Liverpool to perform far better next season. 

The club are currently in Klopp's homeland to face Augsburg in the Europa League. A video from training in the WWK Arena shows Klopp and Brazilian attacker Roberto Firmino messing about with a ball during the warm-ups. 

While it's amusing to see Klopp and his players have such a relaxed appearance, are the players too relaxed? Could you imagine Alex Ferguson or Bill Shankly doing the same in their prime? 

Klopp is certainly having a positive influence on his players, but maybe it's time a sterner side from the German manager is seen by all.