Carragher trolls Neville over Thiago comments but Man Utd icon says Liverpool ace had 'one good game against a pub team'

JAMIE CARRAGHER has trolled Gary Neville for old comments made about Liverpool star Thiago Alcantara in the wake of his brilliant performance against Manchester United.

However, Neville fired back by claiming the ace simply had “one good game against a pub team.”


The Spaniard put on a stunning midfield show on Tuesday night as the Reds smashed rivals United 4-0 at Anfield.

Thiago was here, there and everywhere as he dictated play while bullying United in the heart of the pitch.

The ex-Bayern man got a standing ovation when he was subbed off later in the game.

And Carragher, who already trolled Neville after the result, couldn’t resist poking fun at disparaging comments made by his pundit pal in 2020.

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Liverpool signed Thiago from Bayern for £20million that year.

Several injury setbacks saw the playmaker struggle during his maiden Premier League campaign.

That saw Neville comment on the transfer by saying: “Bayern Munich don’t let anybody go that’s half decent.”

Carragher seized on the opportunity by reposting the clip of Neville, before following it up with a funny song and video celebrating Thiago’s skills.

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However, this in turn prompted Neville to hit back.

Responding to the video, he tweeted: “One good game against a pub team!”

The banter came after Neville claimed Thiago was “laughing” at United as he was subbed off.

Neville said on his podcast: “Liverpool have toyed with United. Thiago was laughing when he came off, he was laughing at United all game.

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“I don’t normally swear on the podcast but he took the p*** out of United tonight.

“That was so simple for the Liverpool players tonight.”

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