Liverpool manager has heaped praises on Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as one of the best counter-attacking players on the planet, according to the Daily Star.
Klopp who is no stranger to the Gabonese striker, having managed him during their time at Borussia Dortmund had good things to say about him before his current side’s clash with the Gunners.
Aubameyang scored 141 goals in his four and a half years at Dortmund before moving to the Gunners and Klopp revealed he was very aware of the threat he would pose.
“Oh, Auba… yes, the biggest threat: speed and goal threat. It’s unbelievable,” Klopp said.
“He’s one of the best players for the counter-attack that you can find on this planet because of the timing of the runs and the really outstanding finishing record in situations like that.
“When we scouted him at Saint-Etienne he played more from the wing and he played more for me at Dortmund on the wing as well because for us it was not clear how he could keep the ball up front with his back to the opponent, stuff like that.
“But then he ended up doing that really well as well. He can play both positions, from the wing or as a single striker or together with another striker.
“This makes him a very good player to be honest. He’s a really nice guy with different tastes gear wise, stuff like that. It was always really a pleasure to work with him.”
Aubameyang threatened a number of times but failed to score in the game before being substituted, with his strike partner Alexandre Lacazette providing the equalizer to keep the Gunners unbeaten run going.