Jamie Carragher claims the likes of Everton & Sky Sports are 'desperate' to stop Liverpool winning the Premier League

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp looks pensive during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield on April 14, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Liverpool are currently sitting top of the Premier League table, but they are closely being followed by Manchester City.

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Jamie Carragher of Liverpool FC Legends arriving before the friendly match between Liverpool FC Legends and AC Milan Glorie at Anfield on March 23,...

Jamie Carragher has claimed that the likes of Everton, Sky Sports and Gary Neville are 'desperate' to stop Liverpool from winning the Premier League title. 

During Monday Night Football, after Arsenal beat Watford, Neville suggested that Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer should rest some players when United host neighbours City next Wednesday.

Before that, they take on Barcelona on Tuesday night for the second leg of their Champions League tie before they take on Everton at Goodison Park this Sunday - Neville believes given the clutter of fixtures, United should use the City match to rest players.

 

Speaking to Monday Night Football on Sky Sports Premier League, Neville's comments didn't sit well with Carragher, who saw the funny side to what he was saying.   

"Everton rested their two best players against City," Carragher told Monday Night Football. "He's [Gary Neville] now sending a little message out there to Ole [Solskjaer], he knows Ole's watching. 

"Everyone's just desperate to stop Liverpool from winning the league. Manchester United, Everton, Sky Sports. They're all it, don't worry. It'll sort is self out."

Jurgen Klopp manager

At this moment in time, the Reds hold a two-point lead over Pep Guardiola's City, but the Manchester club do have a game in hand on their rivals. 

The next few weeks could determine who wins the title because City have a number of big games coming up, including their home tie against Tottenham and away trip to Old Trafford. 

If Klopp's side can pick up maximum points from there next few fixtures then it won't be a surprise to see City potentially dropping points considering the difficult matches that are coming up for them.   

Sadio Mane of Liverpool celebrates after scoring a goal to make it 1-0  during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Chelsea FC at Anfield on April 14, 2019 in Liverpool,...

Register for LIVERPOOL team updates

Register for EVERTON team updates

Register for HITC Sport - Daily Dispatch