Liverpool boss Rodgers blasts back at Shearer over Allen criticism

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is unimpressed by Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer.

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is unimpressed by Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer.

Shearer has been an out-spoken critic of midfielder Joe Allen, who cost £14million from Swansea in the summer.

Liverpool chief Rodgers, who has drawn comparisons between Allen and Spanish great Xavi, blasted: “I saw something criticising Joe for not playing risk passes.

“Unbelievable. Our so-called pundits who don’t know the dynamics of a team and how it functions. Joe will prove an absolute bargain.”

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