“There has (have) been lots of issues mentioned the previous couple of weeks regard Bobby Duncan’s future at Liverpool.
“In the present day is the ultimate straw of the behaviour and dealing of Liverpool sporting director Michael Edwards.
“A number of months in the past earlier than the tip of final season, Bobby had conferences with the membership’s hierarchy together with Academy director Alex Inglethorpe.
“It was recognised that Bobby wasn’t glad at Liverpool for various causes and Alex invited us to carry affords to the membership for the exit of Bobby Duncan.
“For a participant with zero first workforce expertise, no golf equipment have been ready to pay an outright cheap charge for a participant they bought for £200,000 final summer season.
“With that in thoughts, we now have been capable of finding golf equipment that have been able to take Bobby on a season-long mortgage, make investments effort and time creating Bobby with an choice to purchase for quantities of £1.5million upwards, which is a superb return for the membership on a participant who won’t ever play for the Liverpool first workforce and who doesn’t wish to be there.
“The membership and Michael Edwards particularly made it clear that that sort of deal wouldn’t work.
“So then myself and my workforce labored even tougher and managed to get a deal on the desk for a mortgage with an obligation to purchase after 5 begins with the next switch charge than earlier than and a sell-on to Liverpool.
“Michael Edwards doesn’t consider he’ll make these appearances and refused to talk to the membership in query’s sporting director as they consider they’ll develop him.
“So if he doesn’t consider within the participant and he won’t ever play within the LFC first workforce, why would you even hold on to the participant like this.
“Placing all of that apart, the actual cause Bobby missed the under-23 video games (in opposition to Southampton) on Monday is as a result of he has suffered some deep psychological well being points with all of the stress the membership has put him underneath.
“Stress of being advised he can depart however then going out of their technique to pressure him to remain in opposition to his will.
“Not solely is he on a really small wage however he additionally has one season left on his contract after this one and Liverpool have flatly mentioned he won’t get a brand new one.
“Bobby has not left his room for 4 days due to this and can by no means return to Liverpool once more and my solely concern now could be his psychological well being and properly being.
“This isn’t actually dignified behaviour from a membership from the wealthy historical past of Liverpool and one among their best ever gamers Steven Gerrard occurs to be Bobby’s cousin.
“It’s a tragic state of affairs.”