Premier League side Liverpool are set to lock horns with Italian Serie A outfit Atalanta in the third game of their Champions League group stage on Tuesday.


The Reds currently sit on top of their Champions League group, having beaten Ajax and Midtjylland, while Atalanta are placed second with four points.



Looking ahead to the game on Tuesday, Atalanta coach Gasperini has expressed his admiration for Liverpool manager Klopp, who he feels is a reference for other coaches.


The Italian tactician went on to term Klopp’s brand of football fascinating as his side prepare to host the Merseyside-based club on Tuesday.



I admire him a lot“, Gasperini was quoted as saying by Italian daily Gazzetta dello Sport.


He has been a reference point for many coaches since he was at Borussia Dortmund.



“He has achieved incredible results playing fascinating football.”


A win against the Reds on Tuesday would  see Atalanta go on top of their Champions League group while a victory for the visitors would see them move further closer to progressing into the next round.