Whilst Ryan Giggs is talking about the possibility of a 19th title this season, Liverpool’s Albert Riera has been slagging off the manager and claimed the situation of the club at the moment is like that of a sinking ship.

“I’ve been here two years and I know how he (Benitez) is,” said Riera. “He’s never sorted out a situation with a player by talking with him. He thinks he’s in charge and everything else falls on deaf ears. His dialogue with the players is practically nil.”

Whilst still unacceptable, this statement would make more sense if there was a language barrier, but as it is, Riera is Spanish like Benitez.

“The team’s playing badly and needs changes. It is a sinking ship.”

Great to see morale is high ahead of Sunday!




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