Liverpool legend Phil Thompson blames tactics for Daniel Sturridge’s struggle v Manchester United
Liverpool legend Phil Thompson has blamed Jurgen Klopp’s system for Daniel Sturridge’s poor performance against Manchester United.
The 27-year-old was unable to find his best form against the Red Devils, with the whole Reds attack looking ineffectual for large periods of the match against their fierce rivals.
Ronaldo says he wants Liverpool’s Coutinho at Real Madrid However, Thompson doesn’t lay the blame for this on the England international.
‘I thought it was extremely difficult for him to function. I thought he was smothered,’ he told Sky Sports.
‘In a 4-2-3-1, he was isolated up front... read more
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