Unable to have a pop at former Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez who has jumped ship for China, Sam Allardyce has once again turned his attention to the current Liverpool manager to have a sly dig.
Allardyce, a close friend of former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson, took a fresh dig at Reds’ boss Jürgen Klopp during an appearance on talkSPORT.
He commented: “Personally, I hope he’s learnt his lesson [from] when he first came [to Liverpool], because he did that pressing job and he got about 8 to 10 injuries.
“I think when you train at a high intensity and play at a high intensity you’re going to burn players out.
“I was speaking to Sir Alex about this at his golf do.”
Allardyce, who recently claimed to have been offered the Newcastle United job before Steve Bruce was appointed, was sacked as manager of minnows Everton after six months in charge. He had previously been manager of England but left the role after just 67 days and one game in charge following allegations of malpractice.
While manager of Sunderland, Allardyce once called Klopp a “soft German” after the pair were involved in a heated exchange following a Jermaine Lens tackle on Mamadou Sakho. Klopp laughed it off and called him a prick. [ED: Only joking, but he is! 😂 ]