He wrote in The Sun: "Brendan Rodgers wants more players â€˜sourcedâ€™ from the area around Liverpool. Good luck.
"Itâ€™s a noble gesture and an admirable policy from the Liverpool manager but it isnâ€™t going to work and â€” even if it did â€” it would take years, so thereâ€™s no chance of it happening.
"Especially when he has a Spanish goalkeeper, two foreign centre-halves, a Brazilian holding midfielder and a Uruguayan striker.
"It just wonâ€™t happen ever again. Foreign players are giving us so much these days. Many of them are a pleasure to watch. They are also here to stay.