“We heard he was a huge Liverpool fan when he was a kid” The truth is that the Spanish entrendor was the one that ended up arriving in Anfield. “I think the feeling of the club and some players was that José Mourinho could not be a Liverpool coach because of the way he performed. The way he ran down the wing at Old Trafford (when Porto knocked out United in the Champions League) was great but It would have been difficult and difficult for him to manage Liverpool. In the end Benítez was a more reserved technician, “said Carragher in Sky Sports Football Podcast.He even stated that he does not know whether or not Mourinho wanted to go to Liverpool instead of Chelsea, but he did know that several Liverpool players knew Mourinho’s preferences at the time: “Whether he wanted to or not, at the time, I don’t know, but we hear that He was a huge Liverpool fan when he was a kid. So I don’t know if Roman Abramovic’s millions hadn’t crossed paths, history would have been different. “Carragher was then a fundamental pillar in the Champions League final that Liverpool played with Benítez. And Mourinho started his great story in England… in Chelsea colors. Carragher has told, that in 2004 when Gérard Houllier he stopped being the ‘red’ coach, in the English team they interviewed several technicians: “Rick Parry (executive director) had interviewed Rafa Benítez at some point. And it kept some players informed of the options out there. Then he also mentioned José Mourinho. We knew much more about Rafa Benítez because he had won the Spanish league. “ Carragher Jamie Carragher He has played more than 500 games in Premier League with the Liverpool and it is one of the most authoritative voices when it comes to talking about the set of Merseyside. Now in his new role as analyst of Sky Sport has revealed one of the situations that could have changed the recent history of the Premier: when Mourinho was close to being Liverpool coach.