Liverpool star set for new contract, fans are livid

Liverpool’s failure to replicate last season’s title challenge this term has been the result of a number of bad decisions.

But there continues to be one stand out scapegoat throughout this current campaign. If it’s not Brendan Rodgers, it’s Glen Johnson. The fans are undoubtedly thankful for his previous services to the club, but they are also well aware that he’s past his best.

The 30-year-old appears to be a shadow of his former self, and doesn’t have the pace he once boasted when playing for the likes of Chelsea and Portsmouth. With his contract expiring at the end of the season, Reds fans were looking forward to seeing the back of him.

But, according to the Guardian, Brendan Rodger is hoping to offer Johnson a contract extension, which has understandably got Liverpool fans absolutely livid. When the emphasis should be giving Raheem Sterling an improved contract and improving the side, Rodgers is currently trying to keep hold of his weak link.

Here’s just a handful of Liverpool fans expressing their concern at the news on Twitter…