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Former Liverpool legend picks the perfect time to knock Man United!

You can always guarantee that days before Man UTD and Liverpool go head to head there will always be someone around to get a former legend to stir things up nicely. This time that task falls to Ronnie Whelan who has made some points, accurate ones in my opinion, in relation to the relative merits of Javier Mascherano and Owen Hargreaves.

“It’s taken a while for his first goal (Javier’s against Reading) to come but it’s no surprise really because for me he’s playing his best football right now. He’s getting around the pitch, breaking things up and then setting things in motion. He’s an all-round player. Obviously he’s not the biggest so he’s not great in the air, but if you want a midfielder to get you the ball quickly and set things rolling, then he’s perfect. He does his job very well. Hargreaves does the job for Manchester United. He cost about the same but hasn’t set the world alight. I think Mascherano was a better buy. He does more, for me.” (liverpoolfc.tv)

Who can argue with that, I rate the former Bayern man but if you were to make comparisons between Hargreaves and the Argentine there is only going to be one winner! Also you may think me mad but I reckon Liverpool will win at Old Trafford on Sunday!

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