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bold claim Jamie Carragher calls for Liverpool's owners to go after Super League fiasco

Carragher speaks out against Liverpool owners


Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp (left), the club’s co-owner John Henry and his wife Linda Pizzuti Henry. Photo: AFP via Getty Images

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp (left), the club’s co-owner John Henry and his wife Linda Pizzuti Henry. Photo: AFP via Getty Images

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp (left), the club’s co-owner John Henry and his wife Linda Pizzuti Henry. Photo: AFP via Getty Images

Jamie Carragher has called for Fenway Sports Group to sell Liverpool after the humiliating collapse of the proposed European Super League.

All six English clubs have been forced to pull out of the Super League plan after a passionate reaction against the proposals from players, managers, politicians and fans.

While UEFA have already confirmed they will now welcome the rebel clubs back into their fold, Carragher believes John W Henry and his FSG group have now burnt their bridges with Liverpool fans after agreeing to sign up to the doomed plan.

"I actually think the situation with Liverpool's owners is that l don't see how they can continue," Liverpool legend Carragher told Sky Sports.

"They can't just leave the club, obviously, the business is worth a lot of money. But I don't see a future for the ownership of FSG at Liverpool on the back of this.

"This will never be forgotten. I think the best thing for them would be to find a winner. I think it will be very difficult for them to have any sort of relationship with Liverpool supporters and the club going forward."

Meanwhile, Gary Neville called for the Glazer family to sell their controlling interest in Manchester United after their prominent role in the Super League plan after the club's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward confirmed he is resigning.

"Ed Woodward knew his time in football was finished, probably this morning, and he's probably done that to probably keep away from the criticism that would have come his way in the next few months," said Neville.

"However, Ed Woodward is the trunk of the tree. We now need to go for the roots because I said last night on Monday Night Football, I felt complicit. They've declared their hand.

"While they were peacefully sat at the club not making a statement, never showing their hand and never doing media conferences. Yes, they were taking money out of the club, yes, they were leveraged against the club. There was nothing we could do about that once the club became a PLC, but I said last night they attacked every single football fan in this country with what they did.

"Jamie Carragher has just talked about FSG having no place in Liverpool, the Glazers have no place in Manchester anymore.

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We have to work hard together to ensure that ownership rules in this country are changed, that we have a system whereby this cannot happen. Whether this is government intervention or an independent regulator. Whether it be a fan owned club rule, whatever it is, we have to make sure that this is the catalyst for change.

"The people have spoken. We were on the brink of anarchy if this continued. The Chelsea fans who turned up on Tuesday, the Leeds and Liverpool fans on Monday, the social media presence, and these six sets of owners in this country and the other ones in Europe have misread this situation badly.

"We are in the midst of a pandemic. We've been locked in for right months. We are not in a decent place here and they've tried to run away with the crown jewels whilst we are all down. Enough is enough."

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