Karren Brady shares her opinion of El Hadji Diouf

Karren Brady

West Ham United vice-chairman Karren Brady is not a fan of former Liverpool attacker El Hadji Diouf.

West Ham United vice-chairman Karren Brady has revealed in her football diary in The Sun that she is glad that the club did not sign El Hadji Diouf.

Brady has stated that then West Ham boss Sam Allardyce wanted to sign the 34-year-old, who can play as a winger or as a forward.

Back in October 2011, as reported by The Daily Mail, the former Liverpool and Leeds United player trained with the Hammers, but he was not offered a contract.

“El Hadji Diouf spits more venom in an article today, emphasising why we told Sam Allardyce we didn’t want him at Upton Park,” Brady has written in her football diary in The Sun (Wednesday, December 30 entry).

Jamie Carragher’s the target this time. He is labelled ‘useless and a turkey’ but replies that this was an improvement on past insults.”

In a recent interview with French magazine So Foot, as reported by The Mirror, Diouf criticised his former Liverpool teammates Jamie Carragher and Steve Gerrard.

“Steven Gerrard is a great club player but an egotist,” said the former Senegal international. "He didn’t care about Liverpool winning – all that mattered for him was getting on the scoresheet.

“The person I would least want to spend Christmas with is Jamie Carragher. I hate him. He was the biggest turkey I’ve seen on a pitch. I found him useless.”

Diouf, who is on the books of Sabah, played for a number of clubs in England.

The 34-year-old featured for Liverpool, Bolton Wanderers, Sunderland, Blackburn Rovers, Doncaster Rovers and Leeds. The Senegalese also had a loan spell at Scottish giants Rangers in 2011.

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