Jamie Carragher has come out to defend Jordan Pickford from hate online and ‘lynch mobs’ after his dangerous challenge on Virgil van Dijk yesterday. The challenge which has lead to a serious long term injury for van Dijk, he will undergo surgery and a return date is not known.
What do you think about this defence from Carra? Should Pickford be retrospectively banned or do these things just happen in football?
See it here:
"I've had my leg broken, I nearly broke Nani's leg…"@Carra23 defends Jordan Pickford after it was confirmed that Virgil van Dijk will undergo surgery for a knee injury after a reckless lunge from the Everton 'keeper… pic.twitter.com/1ib5W1paFT
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