Liverpool legend Fowler insists no Houllier feud

Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler insists he gets along with former manager Gerard Houllier. The pair are said to have fallen out when Fowler pushed for a move away in 2001.

Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler insists he gets along with former manager Gerard Houllier.

The pair are said to have fallen out when Fowler pushed for a move away in 2001.

Fowler told the Daily Mail: "It was not a big 'we'll never talk to each other again' falling out. I wanted to play and he didn't play me all the time. It doesn't mean I dislike Houllier.

"I was desperate to play but the manager can only play X amount of players. Ultimately, if you are not in his 11, then people think you have fallen out. When you are not playing, everyone looks for a bit of drama and ammunition.

"As you become older, you are wiser within football and realise that not everything revolves around you, which was maybe how I felt when I was younger. I am now more switched on, that little bit more clever and I realise that there is more to football than just turning up and playing.

"It is such a big picture. I wish I had known then what I now know today."

 
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