Gary Lineker supplied a proper apology on Twitter to Liverpool’s unsung hero James Milner after he starred in Saturday’s win over Tottenham.
Jurgen Klopp’s facet maintained their 100% begin to the brand new season with a 2-1 victory at Wembley due to objectives from Gini Wijnaldum and Roberto Firmino.
Milner, nevertheless, was the excellent midfielder on show, working tirelessly for his staff and triggering quite a few assaults together with his incisive passing.
The previous Manchester Metropolis star stuffed in at left-back throughout the early a part of Klopp’s Liverpool tenure however has subsequently established himself as a mainstay of his facet’s midfield engine room.
Regardless of the summer time arrivals of Naby Keita and Fabinho, Milner has began all 5 matches this season with membership captain Jordan Henerson commonly pressured to accept a spot on the bench.
And Lineker, who had been crucial of Milner prior to now, admits he has been pressured to vary his opinion of the versatile 32-year-old.
‘I as soon as tweeted that I didn’t actually know what
@JamesMilner was on the soccer pitch,’ he tweeted.
‘I do today, and owe him an apology. He’s a terrific, versatile and clever footballer. My unhealthy.’