Anfield legend Jimmy Case believes the Reds could have won the title last season…
Former Liverpool star Jimmy Case believes that his former team could have won the Premier League title last season, if it weren’t for the fact they were lacking one integral element of their team.
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Brendan Rodgers’ side finished just two points adrift of champions Manchester City after slipping up towards the end of the season, but Case believes they would have won the league if Jamie Carragher hadn’t retired the previous year.
Quoted by the Daily Mail, Case was adamant that his fellow Anfield icon could have ensured success, had he not called it a day following the 2012-13 season: “‘If Carragher had stayed on for one more season, Liverpool would have won it.
“He would not have played every game, but the way they lost it against Chelsea and Crystal Palace would not have happened. Steven Gerrard might still have slipped against Chelsea, but he would not have been the last man. Carragher would have been covering him and Demba Ba would not have galloped away to score.
“And those three goals in the last 10 minutes at Palace – I know, for a fact, that wouldn’t have happened if Jamie had been there to nip it in the bud when the first goal went in. He would have organised it and pulled down the shutters.”
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