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Klopp shocked by Man City's Champions League ban

The German coach was taken back by the news that his side's rivals will be absent from Europe for the next two seasons

Jurgen Klopp says he was shocked by the news of Manchester City's two-year suspension from the Champions League and says he sympathises with coach Pep Guardiola.

City were suspended and fined £25 million ($33m) for breaching Financial Fair Play rules, though the club will appeal against UEFA's decision.

City said they were "disappointed but not surprised" by the punishment, but Friday's announcement that left Liverpool boss Klopp in shock.