Liverpool legend runs rule on Mamadou Sakho and Emre Can

Jamie Carragher praises Mamadou Sakho after League Cup stalemate

Jamie Carragher has praised Mamadou Sakho’s recent improvement after the centre-half’s performance in Liverpool’s 1-1 draw with Chelsea in the first leg of their League Cup semi-final.

The France international has enjoyed a recent run in Brendan Rodgers’ first-team after previously being out-of-favour, helping the Reds to extend their unbeaten run to eight games.

Liverpool legend Carragher was quick to praise the 24-year-old defender on Twitter following the enthralling cup tie, although the former centre-half feels the Frenchman’s passing could be better.

Carragher was critical of Emre Can’s performance in his post-match analysis on Sky Sports after the 21-year-old German conceded the penalty which led to Eden Hazard’s first-half penalty.

But the three-time League Cup winner took to social media to clarify his thoughts on Can, who moved to Liverpool from Bayer Leverkusen in the summer transfer window.

Liverpool make the trip to Stamford Bridge for the second leg of their League Cup last-four tie next Tuesday.

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