- Jurgen Klopp gifts Liverpool fan a surprise birthday gift ahead of Crystal Palace clash
- Bernard Sheridan has been a long standing Reds fans since he was eight and he will clock 104 years old on January 25
- The Reds are hoping to maintain their leadership on the table with a win over their visitors this weekend
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has surprised one of the club's long standing fans Bernard Sheridan who turns 104 years old on January 25 after sending him gifts.
The German born tactician sent a personalised letter, a birthday cake, a customised jersey and tickets to this weekend's Premier League clash against Crystal Palace to the man.
According to Daily Mail, Sheridan was extremely delighted with after receiving the gifts from the Reds representative.
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The celebrant further revealed that the best gift this weekend would be to see the Anfield side claim maximum point after regulation period.
He said that: "I've been a proud Liverpool supporter since I was a boy and have supported the club through thick and thin, so I'm absolutely thrilled to be off to the match on Saturday!
"Obviously, the icing on the cake will be when we beat Crystal Palace!"
The letter that Mr Sheridan received from Klopp read: "Dear Bernard, I would like to personally wish you a very happy 104th birthday.
"I hope you enjoy celebrating with your family and friends. Thank you for your continued support of Liverpool Football Club. You'll Never Walk Alone."
Sheridan, who lives in the RMBI care home The Tithebarn, Great Crosby, attended his first match at the age of eight, when he was accompanied by his uncle.
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The ardent Liverpool fan has seven grandchildren and fourteen great grand-children. One of Sheridan's sons will be coming from Canada to watch the game against Crystal Palace at Anfield.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Liverpool bounced back to winning ways in the Premier League following a narrow 1-0 win away at Brighton.
The Reds talisman Mohamed Salah scored his 14th league goal of the season from the spot to extend Liverpool's lead at the top to seven points.
The first half was a keenly contested one as Chris Hughton's side look to frustrate the league leaders who dominated possession but could not find the opening.