Everton fan Tony Bellew has revealed his distress at Liverpool’s success this season and has informed talkSPORT: ‘The earlier Jurgen Klopp and Virgil van Dijk go away, the higher!’
The previous cruiserweight world boxing champion joined the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast on Monday to share his response to Liverpool dropping out on the Premier League title.
Naturally, the devoted Toffee was delighted, however that was not till he was left sweating after an exhilarating last day of prime flight motion.
Liverpool went prime of the ‘because it stands’ desk throughout Sunday’s finale when Brighton scored a shock objective to go 1-Zero up towards Metropolis, with the Reds already main towards Wolves.
Fortuitously for Bellew, although, that lead lasted simply minutes, as Metropolis got here again to win 4-1 on the Amex Stadium and beat Liverpool to the crown.
Chatting with talkSPORT the previous boxing star mentioned: “I used to be watching the sport yesterday and when Metropolis conceded I swear on my life I simply mentioned it was written within the stars. I simply put my iPad on and began taking part in video games, I used to be that nervous.”
Of course, there is a chance Liverpool can still lift a trophy this season with a Champions League final against Tottenham on the horizon.
Bellew said he would be devastated if he saw his red rivals crowned European champions again, and can’t wait until Klopp and PFA Player of the Year Van Dijk to leave Anfield.
“I can’t knock Liverpool, at the end of the day they’re a fantastic team,” he added, probably through gritted teeth.
“Would I congratulate them if the won it? Absolutely not, no! It would be great for the city, yeah, but would I be happy? Absolutely not, no!
“Each time I hope Liverpool lose one thing, they find yourself profitable. So I hope they win the Champions League. I hope they tank Spurs about 5-0…
“Jurgen Klopp does completely implausible in finals, as we’ve seen, so I’m simply hoping he has one other nice night time in a last.
“He’s probably the greatest managers on this planet and so they’ve received THE greatest defender in all of the world, so it actually needs to be a stroll within the park for them.
“The earlier Jurgen Klopp and Virgil van Dijk go away our metropolis the higher, for me.”
In the meantime, Bellew requested Sports activities Breakfast co-host Ally McCoist what he was smoking after the Rangers legend requested a weird query about Everton supporters.
“Tony, I’ve to ask you, would there have been many Everton followers wanting Liverpool to win the league yesterday?”
To which Bellew replied: “Mate, I don’t know when you’re intoxicated otherwise you’re drugged on the minute, however which ever one you’re on please cease taking them as a result of they’re not good mate, they’re not good on your thoughts!”
Ally aded: “I’ll take that as a ‘no’ then!”