Gary Neville has dropped a tongue-in-cheek hint that he will not be on Sky Sports commentary duties for when Liverpool potentially lift the Premier League title against Chelsea.
Jurgen Klopp’s side only require six wins from their final 13 games to be crowned champions for the first time in almost 30 years.
Even if the Reds are confirmed as champions early, they will still have to wait until their final home game of the season against the Blues to lift the trophy.
And former Manchester United defender Neville has seemingly made it clear that he does not want to be present at Anfield when Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson lifts the title.
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On Twitter, a Liverpool supporter posted a message asking Sky Sports not to have Neville on commentary for the clash against Frank Lampard’s side.
@TheKopHQ tweeted: “Request @SkySportsPL: The day Liverpool get the Premier League trophy at home to Chelsea. Please don’t have Martin Tyler or Gary Neville on the commentary team for it.
“The disappointment in their voices will be depressing, it’s meant to be a joyous occasion.”
Neville simply replied with a handshake emoji, to show his feelings on the matter.
The Sky Sports pundit has made no secret of his personal rivalry with Liverpool down the years.
The former England right-back was once fined £10,000 by the FA after running the length of the pitch to goad Liverpool fans after Rio Ferdinand scored a late winner in their 2006 clash at Old Trafford
Speaking with Jamie Carragher as the pair recounted their best moments from the derby clash, Neville said: “To be fair, Liverpool had been singing songs about me all game so I thought ‘they need to have a bit back don’t they?’ It was a last minute goal, unbelievable. I got fined £10,000 for that.”
When asked by Carragher if the fine was worth it, the…