Former Liverpool midfielder opens up on accidentally triggering bid that left boss fuming
The former midfielder signed at Anfield in 1995 from Bolton for £4.5m - but a deal with Blackburn was consequently hijacked.
McAteer was in talks with Rovers boss and Liverpool legend Dalglish over a double move for him and Bolton team-mate Alan Stubbs.
Having just secured promotion with the Trotters, McAteer was in demand, but the Reds had not yet made a move.
However, the ex-Republic of Ireland international has now exposed how his own naivety had Dalglish raging.
In his autobiography Blood, Sweat and Jason McAteer: A Footballers’ Story, serialised by the Liverpool Echo, the 45-year-old... read more
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