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Van der Gijp: Gerrard drunk recommending Liverpool's Johnston to Feyenoord!

Former Liverpool fullback George Johnston has been slammed in Holland.

Feyenoord teammate Liam Kelly, signed from Reading, is also being hammered as the Rotterdam giants struggle in the early rounds of the season.

Former Holland striker Rene van der Gijp has rapped Feyenoord coach Jaap Stam for signing the pair.

He told Veronica Inside "I must honestly say: also it is a sign of inability for Jaapie to take on Liam Kelly.

"I mean: we saw that boy play half a game, then we all said: 'That's not the one in midfield who Feyenoord can count on'. Come on, dude.

"Also loaning (sic) George Johnston has not worked out well for Feyenoord. He called Steven Gerrard for that. He said, 'He's very good', but he was drunk!"

Rangers boss Gerrard worked with Johnston as Liverpool U23 coach.

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