Ex-Anfield stalwart claims there was tension between Liverpool’s SAS strike force.
Former Liverpool defender Jason McAteer has claimed that last season’s the club’s devastating strike force of last season, Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge, did not get on despite scoring over 50 goals between them, the Daily Star reports.
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They combined as the SAS at Anfield – but Kop hero McAteer reckons there was a rift between the pair.
Suarez then left over the summer in a £75m deal to join Barcelona, thus leaving Sturridge as the main man at Anfield this season.
“I don’t think they got on. Put it this way, I don’t think they went out for dinner with one another,” he said.
“Sometimes one would shoot instead of passing to the other, the next time it might be the other way round.
“They were probably trying to outdo each other and score more than the other – but it worked for Liverpool.”
The Reds have suffered a stuttering start to the season and will look to get themselves back on track in the Capital One Cup third round clash with Middlesbrough on Tuesday night.
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