Rio Ferdinand and Jamie Carragher engage in Twitter war of words as BT Sport pundit tells his Sky Sports rival to ‘stop arguing about league titles’… and Liverpool legend responds by questioning his loyalty to Man United after seeking CHELSEA move 

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  • Pundits Jamie Carragher and Rio Ferdinand traded insults on Twitter on Monday
  • Carragher was involved in a heated argument with Roy Keane on Sky Sports
  • Ferdinand alluded to the fact that the former Liverpool defender never won the title
  • Sky Sports pundit hits back by questioning Ferdinand’s loyalty to United
  • READ: Roy Keane and Jamie Carragher explode in furious row over Sky Sports

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Jamie Carragher and Rio Ferdinand have been embroiled in a brawl on Twitter after a previously fiery debate with Roy Keane on Sky Sports.

Carragher was in the broadcaster’s studio for Manchester United’s 1-1 draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday when he accompanied former United and Republic of Ireland captain Keane over Cristiano Ronaldo’s omission from Michael Carrick’s starting line-up. Started a hot row.

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While Keane argued that the decision to leave the Portuguese star on the bench was wrong, the former Liverpool defender insisted that his current position in the game did not mean a starting berth was guaranteed.

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Rio Ferdinand is embroiled in a war of words with Sky Sports’ Jamie Carragher

And picking up on the argument a day later, Ferdinand stepped in to seek to downplay the opinion of his former England teammate.

‘Caragher stop arguing about league titles with a guy who has won multiple league titles!’ He tweeted with a video on his Vibe With Five podcast, discussing his opinion of the Sky Sports man.

In the short clip, Ferdinand says: ‘Caragher really shouldn’t be talking about winning the league. He never did.

Carragher (right) was involved in a heated argument with former United captain Roy Keane (left)

Carragher (right) was involved in a heated argument with former United captain Roy Keane (left)

‘He doesn’t know what that means. He doesn’t know how to do this.

‘He has never navigated a team up to that point to win the league. That’s why I find it very difficult when he speaks with such conviction about winning the league.

‘You should stick to cup competitions. As soon as he talks about the league, I mute him.’

Ferdinand, who is a regular pundit at BT Sport, was also responding to a tweet by Caragher during the week in the wake of United’s victory over Villarreal in the Champions League.

Carragher's original tweet Solskjaer of Rio Ferdinand.  on-screen support for

Carragher’s original tweet Solskjaer of Rio Ferdinand. on-screen support for

Highlighting Ferdinand’s infamous announcement that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer should be given the United job full-time following their famed Champions League success in Paris in 2019, Carragher jokingly suggested the same thing about Michael Carrick when the caretaker fired at Villarreal midweek. won against. ,

The 43-year-old tweeted: ‘Man Utd can’t thank me but put the contract on the table and let him sign, let him correct whatever number he wants, let him sign the contract. Carrick is on the wheel man!’

Carragher responded to Ferdinand’s latest message questioning his loyalty to United, suggesting the centre-back had sought to move away from Old Trafford during his career.

Carragher agrees to Ferdinand’s revelation, saying ‘not talking the title, but the Man Utd deal you arranged for Ronaldo not to join Manchester City this summer’ Spoke to Ronaldo to persuade.

Rio Ferdinand won the Premier League title on six separate occasions with Man United

Rio Ferdinand won the Premier League title on six separate occasions with Man United

‘No PL’ [Premier League] for me but the sky likes my opinion! no titles in your career [Sir Alex Ferguson] And when you stop winning [the Premier League] Feather [Manchester United] You tried to go to Chelsea so please stop giving it a big MU fan!’

In response, Ferdinand suggested that he was merely trying to wind up Carragher and get a response.

Along with a meme of Carragher holding the ‘Bite of the Year’ trophy, Ferdinand wrote: ‘Calm down… it’s all love. Just wanted to make a joke. You’re coming to the @Carra23 show next Monday?!’

The former Liverpool man agreed to appear but said: ‘Unless you mute me!’

Ferdinand won the title six times with Manchester United under Sir Alex Ferguson and won the Champions League trophy in 2008.

Ferdinand mocks Carragher with 'Bite of the Year' award meme, but then invites her to his show - an invitation the ex-Liverpool man accepted (below)

Ferdinand mocks Carragher with ‘Bite of the Year’ award meme, but then invites her to his show – an invitation the ex-Liverpool man accepted (below)

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