Liverpool legend Carragher courted by Labour

Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher is wanted by the British Labour Party.

Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher is wanted by the British Labour Party.

The defender has close links with several MPs in the North West, including ex-Cabinet minister Andy Burnham, who was instrumental in getting justice for the Hillsborough victims.

A senior Labour source told the Daily Mail: "Jamie is a big Labour backer. Ed Miliband and the party are very keen to get him involved as someone who will endorse Labour in the run-up to the next general election."

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