Jamie O’Hara stirred the pot on Friday’s Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast as he claimed Liverpool are a bigger club than arch rivals Manchester United and also branded Chelsea the biggest team in London.
The former Tottenham midfielder was quizzed on a list of the country’s top clubs after he reacted to a stunning claim from talkSPORT’s Ian Abrahams.
O’Hara could only laugh at the Moose as he suggested his beloved West Ham – winners of ZERO league titles – are a bigger club than Everton – who have claimed NINE league championships throughout their illustrious history.
He also said ‘West Ham fans are daydreaming’ with suggestions the club want to bring in Mauricio Pochettino to replace under-fire manager Manuel Pellegrini at the London Stadium.
Sports Breakfast host Brazil then reeled off a list of top English clubs and asked O’Hara to name which he thought was bigger – which triggered a strong response on social media.
Starting with a classic…
Liverpool or Manchester United?
“I’m going to go Liverpool,” he said.
“Why? Because they’ve won six Champions League titles and based on history Liverpool were a lot more dominant before Sir Alex Ferguson went to Man United.”
Leeds United or Aston Villa?
“Villa. It’s a big club, massive in Birmingham and everyone supports them. They’ve won the European Cup.
“It’s a huge club, a great club, a great fanbase and a great stadium.”
What about the London clubs?
“You’ve got Chelsea, Tottenham and Arsenal, in that order.
“Arsenal are a huge club; I’m not going to be biased, they’re a massive club. When you listen to players abroad talk about coming to England, a lot of them talk about wanting to sign for Arsenal.
“They’re a huge football club, so I’m not going to say who’s bigger, Arsenal or Tottenham.
“But Chelsea are at the top.
“And ‘bigger than Everton’? West Ham are only the fourth biggest club in London!”
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