Senior Liverpool stars ‘tore strips off’ Brendan Rodgers after he humiliated defender in dressing room row

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Brendan Rodgers may have lost the Liverpool dressing room after a number of senior Reds players were left fuming with their boss’ decision to single out Kolo Toure following the thrashing at the hands of Arsenal on Saturday afternoon.

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The Anfield boss, on Monday morning, rubbished reports that there are problems within the Liverpool camp following the 4-1 drubbing by Arsenal, as reported by Sky Sports, but more details have emerged that suggest otherwise.

The Mirror claimed that Rodgers had a dressing room crisis to contend with after allegedly accusing his players of not playing for him at the Emirates Stadium, and Jim Boardman, writer of a Liverpool column with the Mirror, has since revealed that it was his treatment of Kolo Toure that has infuriated the team.

Boardman reveals that a ‘couple’ of senior Liverpool players ‘tore strips off’ Rodgers after he humiliated Kolo Toure in front of the entire dressing room after the defeat at the weekend. Toure was responsible for giving the ball away a number of times against the Gunners, as Liverpool attempted to play the ball out from the back, with Arsenal’s high pressing causing the Reds real issues.

Rodgers appears to have lost his temper with the Ivorian – but given Boardman’s claims below, that may have backfired in terms of squad harmony.

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