Jamie Carragher and Jamie Redknapp get into argument over Virgil van Dijk


Jamie Carragher was not best pleased at the final whistle after watching Liverpool squander the lead and end up drawing 3-3 with Watford in their Premier League opener on Saturday afternoon.

Liverpool will now dust themselves down as they look to get back on track when the take on Hoffenheim in their Champions League play-off first leg on Tuesday night.

Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville are two of the most loved pundits on Sky Sports, with their quick wit and friendly banter always an entertaining sight to see.

'Why Firmino is the central man I will never know, he should be blocking him (Okaka) but no one does in the most risky position in the six-yard box.

Following Arsenal's 4-3 victory over Leicester City, however, Liverpool legend Carragher was the centre of attention after comments he made to Arsenal's 67-year-old manager. You just have to knock him out the way.

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"So you've then had a pre-season and nothing's changing". What have they been working on?'

"There's talk about Van Dijk coming in, yeah okay he's a good player, but it's from the side of the pitch, it's the way Liverpool set up".

"Whether it's zonal marking, the players he puts in certain positions, the positions of the full-backs in general play are far too high and wide for me, which gets centre-backs exposed".

He added at full-time: 'Liverpool lose the ball and their centre backs are exposed, even if you have Franco Baresi there you are going to get exposed. But Redknapp said a defender of Van Dijk's calibre, would instantly improve the team's performance at set-pieces, as he is a "leader".

"You think where they were weak last season: set pieces, getting done on the counter-attack, that's what happened with the first goal - for the corner - it comes from a counter attack". They have been for a long time'. Carragher was in the process of saying, before Redknapp interrupted him. He said: 'There is a reason why they concede so many goals, because they are disorganised there and have no leaders at the back.