Liverpool legend St John: Mascherano like an unpleasant dog

Liverpool legend Ian St John has branded Javier Mascherano a "dog".

Mascherano has joined Barcelona in an £18million deal after forcing through his departure from Anfield by refusing to play for the Reds in the 3-0 defeat at Manchester City on Monday.

Now St John has claimed Mascherano will not be missed on Merseyside.

St John said: “Mascherano has never been my favourite player. He always had a scowl on his face.

“I didn’t enjoy watching him. He was a little dog, ­getting in there, biting and winning tackles, not the pleasant side of the game.”

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