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Liverpool's Klopp and Spurs' Pochettino hit out at rocketing Champions League final costs



Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp and Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino have questioned the Champions League final.

The two English clubs reached the June 1 showpiece thanks to dramatic comeback wins, but supporters

Speaking at a news conference on Friday, Klopp hit out at "crazy" hotel prices and said he had sympathy with fans who are charging such high rates.

"One hundred percent," Klopp said. [the prices] [a certain figure]

"I heard about a room which costs £ 1

00 and now costs £ 2,700, it's just crazy. I sympathize a lot. "

Pochettino said he was having trouble finding a place to stay.

" Yesterday I was calling some hotel in Madrid to be there, friends, people from Argentina, "he told a news conference."

"It's not normal, but it's normal that people take this opportunity to benefit and I am."

Liverpool and Tottenham supporters have called for end to "cashing in on fan loyalty."

The £ 1.500, so far, has fallen to over £ 1,000 a night.

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The two clubs have been Atlanta Madrid's Wanda Metropolitano stadium, with a £ 605 and a £ 655 total.

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" But supporters' joy has been tempered by the extortionate costs of travel, accommodation and tickets.

" Prices of flights to Madrid and surrounding towns have rocketed by up to 840 percent. Hotel rooms are more than £ 1,000 a night, with stories of room bookings being canceled and resold at vastly inflated rates.

"Tickets are in excess of £ 500 are exorbitant are priced and allocated. "

For many, the United States, the Liverpool and Tottenham fans are calling for consumer protection measures final is not a one-off event, "it added.

"It is the culmination of a season-long journey for fans, who are bringing their spectacle and atmosphere."

Klopp thus questioned the selection of Baku, Azerbaijan, as the site of the Europa League final between London Chelsea and Liverpool.

"I think with Madrid it's unbelievably expensive That's clear, but going to Baku for a Europa League final, that's really funny, "Klopp said.

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"I think they guys who made these decisions, I do not know what they had for breakfast really when they did it.

"Last year we went to Kiev [for the Champions League final]

With no direct flights to Baku from London, fans face journey times of up to 14 hours depending on connections.

"These decisions must be more sensitive," Klopp said. "It looks irresponsible, I do not know how to do it and I sympathize with the fans."

Information from Reuters was used in this report.


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