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Everton: Fans slam Liverpool’s Adrian for his stance on Jordan Pickford controversy

Everton: Fans slam Liverpool’s Adrian for his stance on Jordan Pickford controversy - Everton News

Plenty of Everton fans have slammed Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian for his stance on Jordan Pickford as he spoke to Sky Sports about the 26-year-old’s challenge on Virgil van Dijk.

Indeed, the ‘ridiculous’ tackle forced the Liverpool defender off with an injury, but no red card was given to Pickford and no retrospective action has been taken on the England international.

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When speaking to Sky Sports about the challenge, Adrian said:

“I am a goalkeeper and I always defend the goalkeepers, but going for a ball like this is not fair. In that situation, he has not many chance to block the ball – just hurting the other player.”

Indeed, it is a bold statement to make from the 33-year-old, and it will perhaps not help his cause that he is talking about a player from their Merseyside rivals.

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Whether Pickford should have gone in for the challenge is up for debate, but the controversy continues a week after the incident.

Everton fan reaction to Adrian comments

These members of the Goodison Park faithful slammed the comments made by Adrian, with one Everton supporter even claiming that the Spanish goalkeeper is a ‘hypocrite’, as he too has made bad challenges in his career:

Evertonians, find out who could not believe that Pickford escaped FA punishment here and don’t forget to comment below with your views!


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