Frank McCavenny claims James Milner and Jordan Henderson should no longer start for Liverpool.
specifically for Football InsiderThe former West Ham striker said Jurgen Klopp’s squad was ‘so thin’ he had to start Milner, 36, and Henderson, 32.
Milner started the Reds’ Champions League clash with Napoli on Wednesday, September 7.
He was substituted in the final half hour of the 4-1 loss to Italy.
and ESPN (September 9) Liverpool legend Steve Nicol has claimed the midfielder was partly to blame for his side’s poor start to the season.
He said Liverpool had offered Milner a new contract “to rest the other players for half an hour” rather than playing their “most important game of the season”.
McCavney said Milner’s age affected his ability on the court.
“No disrespect to James Milner, but it’s a young man’s game,” He says Football Insider.
“He can play, but he can’t start playing now. He with [Jordan] Henderson, the youngsters will crush them, especially in Europe.
“There are a lot of emerging talents. Yeah, I can understand they’re trying to tighten things up, but god, you can’t get them started.
“It looks like the squad is too thin and that’s what Klopp wants to fix.“
Milner has started three games for the club at Anfield in all competitions this season.
He was on the bench for the rest of the Reds games.
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