Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher says that Arsenal are no longer the favourites to finish in the top four after their 3-0 defeat against Everton. Merseyside clubs have been performing extremely well this season.

After several years of failure to challenge for the title, Liverpool are doing exactly that this campaign. Everton have finished in the top four once, but it was a freak season according to many. However, this campaign, Everton have been up there with some of the best clubs under the management of Roberto Martinez.


Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher lifted numerous titles with his boyhood club, but the Premier league title was won trophy that proved elusive for the footballer-turned-pundit.

He is currently working with Sky Sports as one of the main pundits and he feels that if Liverpool win the title this campaign, then it would even go beyond their 2005 Champions League win. This has far been regarded as the best achievement by Liverpool, as they came from three goals down to beat AC Milan in the final of the competition.

Statistics Do Not Provide The Real Picture

The statistics that were provided for the match between United and Fulham at Old Trafford is not to be given much importance, as is said by Jamie Carragher. These statistics in no way provide a thorough view about the entire story.


The Scottish central midfielder, James McCarthy, was very close to be signed by Liverpool when he was a teenager, but, for some reason, that didn’t happen. The former Reds defender Jamie Carragher disclosed that in one of his interviews a few days back.


Jamie Carragher retired from playing football at the end of the last season and according to Brendan Rodgers he still has not been able to find someone that can be his successor.

Even though Liverpool has enjoyed a very impressive season so far, they however have been victims of poor goals at Everton and later against Hull as they dropped the chance to get a higher spot in the Premier League.


Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard has said that the youngster John Flanagan, who made one of the few starts of the season against Everton on Saturday, reminds him of former defender Jamie Carragher.

Carragher is regarded as one of the finest players to come from the Liverpool youth academy in the last decade. There has been no progress in the youth team players into the first team since then. Gerrard is also one of the last of the breed. Flanagan, though, has shown tremendous promise in the match as he has played so far.


Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has said that he thinks hospital cannot be considered as title contenders just yet.

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New Liverpool signing Kolo Toure has stated that it is an honor for him to be signed by such a great as a replacement for one of its legends in the form of Jamie Carragher.

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Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry has praised the Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher by saying that he is one of the best in the game.

Carragher announced a few weeks ago that he will be retiring from football at the end of the season, thus bringing an end to his illustrious career. Carragher has played only for Liverpool during his career, thus becoming one of the few players to have represented just one club during their entire career.

Henry has come up against Carragher several times during his time at Arsenal. Even though the Frenchman has scored several goals against Carragher and Liverpool, he has said that the 35-year-old remains as one of the toughest opponents he has faced till date. However, he has been able to get the better out of Carragher on a few occasions due to his pace.

Henry is currently with the MLS club New York Red Bulls after having represented Barcelona since leaving Arsenal a few years ago. Carragher has found first team opportunities limited at Liverpool in the recent years due to the emergence of players like Martin Skrtel and Daniel Agger.

He has now decided to retire from the game when he is at the top. Carragher has revealed that he may go into coaching at some point in the future.

"I would not say I have a toughest opponent. But there is a selection of three - maybe four - that when I think about them, I think only of the toughest games. Jamie Carragher was in that group. I was lucky because I was physically very quick. Everybody could see that. It was obvious. So straightaway people could say: 'Thierry Henry - he's quick.' It is not so easy to see inside a player's mind," said Henry in an interview given to Liverpool's official magazine.


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