By Ollie Irish
“Welcome to Anfield, Player 1628. Off to the Melwood Experiment Zone, er, I mean training ground.”
Albert Riera has put his Liverpool career in jeopardy by attacking manager Rafa Benitez. The Spanish winger has fallen out of favour this season and looks set to be the latest player to be driven out of Anfield after being alienated by Benitez’s non-existent man-management skills.
During an interview for Radio Marca in Spain, Riera questioned his club manager’s ability to develop relationships with his players.
“I would like to spend my whole career here (at Anfield), but we players live to play,” he said. “My aim is to go to the World Cup and for this I have to be playing.
“[But] When the coach says nothing to you and you are well, with no physical problems and training well, you cannot help but think it must