• Gerrard is nothing and I told him so’ – Diouf hits out a Liverpool legend again

    Gerrard is nothing and I told him so’ – Diouf hits out a Liverpool legend again

    The former Reds striker has previously hit out at the 36-year-old, claiming Mario Balotelli’s struggles at Anfield were down to jealously from the former captain.

    El Hadji Diouf again slammed former team-mate Steven Gerrard after the Liverpool great confirmed his retirement.

    The 36-year-old Champions League and FA Cup winner announced on Thursday he was retiring from professional football.

    Diouf, who spent two seasons at Liverpool and has criticised Gerrard previously, took aim at the former midfielder again.

    “When I arrived, I showed him that […]

  • ‘Jealous’ Steven Gerrard stopped Mario Balotelli from being a success at Liverpool, claims Diouf

    ‘Jealous’ Steven Gerrard stopped Mario Balotelli from being a success at Liverpool, claims Diouf

    Steven Gerrard is a jealous man who prevented Mario Balotelli from being a success at Liverpool, according to El-Hadji Diouf.

    The Italian was signed by Brendan Rodgers in a £16 million deal in 2014 but spent just one season at Anfield before returning to AC Milan on loan.

    Balotelli permanently left Liverpool this summer by moving to Nice on a free transfer and scored twice during his debut for the Ligue 1 side on Sunday.

    And Diouf, who has previously branded Gerrard an […]