A Liverpool fan joined talkSPORT on Thursday evening to tear into Jurgen Klopp’s aspect after their ‘worst efficiency of the season’ in opposition to Manchester Metropolis… regardless of the Reds solely JUST being topped Premier League champions!
Liverpool walked out as league winners for the primary time since 1990 on Thursday evening, and had been even given a guard of honour from the staff they pinched the title from on the Etihad Stadium.
Nonetheless, they got a sobering run round by Pep Guardiola’s ruthless aspect, who despatched the champions again to Merseyside with their tails between their legs with a 4-Zero hiding.
It made for painful awaiting Liverpool supporters, as Metropolis doused the Reds’ week-long title celebrations with chilly water by outclassing their aspect on the pitch.
Many followers would have let the Reds off, although, contemplating that their lengthy anticipate the Premier League title is now over.
Nevertheless it seems Dave isn’t one in every of these followers…
Nope, as a substitute, he known as into The Sports activities Bar straight after the ultimate whistle to rant and rave about how unhealthy his staff had been, and the way they’ll wrestle to even make the highest 4 subsequent season in the event that they play like that once more.
Now, that seems like a little bit of a kneejerk response – only a tad – however, the opposite factors he made truly ring true…
Liverpool can’t afford to face nonetheless after being topped European and English champions, not if Metropolis maintain enjoying like they did on Thursday evening.
Talking to talkSPORT hosts Andy Goldstein and Jason Cundy after the match, Dave the Purple mentioned: “That’s not the best way Liverpool needs to be enjoying, they need to at the least be getting a draw out of that – they’re meant to be the champions!
“Metropolis gamers clapped them onto the pitch, after which Liverpool performed their worst match of the season – worse than once they performed in opposition to Watford.
“How are they going to retain the title now?!
“Jurgen Klopp has mentioned they’ll battle subsequent season like they’ve fought this season, however tonight was one in every of their worst shows ever beneath Jurgen Klopp.
“They’ve gone again 4 years tonight, that’s how they performed, like they couldn’t care.
“I do know they gained the league, but when they play like that subsequent season they’ll be fortunate to complete within the prime 4; they’ll find yourself within the Europa League… or worse!
“Jurgen Klopp ought to have spent cash on Timo Werner, why did him let him go to Chelsea as a substitute of Liverpool?
“You possibly can’t stand nonetheless. Now they’ve gained the league they should strengthen the staff for subsequent season as a result of, as you’ve seen tonight, they only weren’t the races.
“Virgil van Dijk wants one other good defender with him, as a result of Joe Gomez, Joel Matip, and Dejan Lovren usually are not adequate!”
Take heed to a clip of Dave’s name from The Sports activities Bar above!