Former Liverpool player Jamie Carragher told The Mirror that he feels Rangers manager and ex-Reds captain Steven Gerrard would be a worthy successor to Jurgen Klopp at Anfield.
The Mirror reported quotes from Carragher in which he said that his former team-mate could well end up earning the Liverpool manager’s job through his achievements rather than his reputation as a player, a story that was shared by @AnfieldWatch on Twitter.
— Anfield Watch (@AnfieldWatch) October 15, 2019
He has also guided the ‘Gers into the Europa League group stage in both of his seasons in charge, having taken the job in the summer of 2018, with the club having been absent from European group stage participation since 2010/11 before his arrival.
However, with Klopp having won the Champions League and finished second in the Premier League at Liverpool last season, as well as having them eight points clear in the league currently and being contracted to the club until 2022, these Reds fans on Twitter feel that Carragher may be jumping the gun in talking of Gerrard taking over from Klopp:
Can we just enjoy the Jurgen era first?
— andrew smith (@andywizard) October 15, 2019
So much can happen…. klopp could be offered an amount he can’t refuse…. Liverpool could be going for a 3rd CL title making klopp want to stay etc… all this talk and we’re 8-0 is so stupid
— Dat Dude (@sdub32) October 15, 2019
Fabulous when the time is right For now Kopp is our boss and here to stay I’m sure Stevie would agree
— Karen Whelan (@KarenWhelan19) October 15, 2019
Don’t even want to think about that now
— Rozzer (@Faiep1982) October 15, 2019
Hopefully not for a good while yet
— Lee (@Lee66317155) October 15, 2019
Let him win SPL first
— habib young doc (@ADEOTIC) October 15, 2019
Jamie should just keep his trap shut until the position’s vacant
— David (@DIYDave71) October 15, 2019
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