Jonny Cooper: Jürgen Klopp had no choice but to walk, but he is not alone when it comes to burnout

Mental burnout is a state of extreme exhaustion which affects all dimensions of wellness and the German manager has decided to shout stop

Jurgen Klopp has achieved huge success at Liverpool but the toll the job has taken has been immense. Picture: Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC/Getty Images

Jürgen Klopp and Xavi Hernandez are two prominent figures in the world of football.

They have earned success as football players and have become leaders of two iconic soccer clubs. In the past 10 days, both abruptly announced they would leave their roles by this coming June.

Liverpool’s Klopp and Barcelona’s Xavi have had very different journeys; however, they do have one aspect in common.

At 56, Klopp is 12 years older than Xavi. Klopp ...