Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher responds to Manchester United fans on Twitter

The former Liverpool defender is hoping The Reds can defeat their arch rivals this weekend.

Last night was supposed to be another heroic night for Liverpool in the Champions League. In the end however it was a disappointment.

Liverpool drew 1-1 with FC Basel at Anfield which saw them tumble out of the competition into the Europa League.

Of course that has given plenty of Manchester United fans much needed and much appreciated ammunition.

Last season, after Liverpool finished second and United seventh it was finally time for the Merseysiders to gloat and goad. So as soon as United had a chance to get back at Liverpool the fans were straight on it.

One obvious target was Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher, always one for a bit of needle with the old rivals at Old Trafford.

Yesterday was no different, as plenty got in touch to laugh at his beloved Liverpool's misfortune.

Of course this Sunday sees Liverpool get an opportunity to immediately bite back, as the two teams meet.

And Carragher has taken to Twitter hoping that Liverpool mete out some revenge in the Premier League tie this weekend.

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