Jamie Carragher has now urged Manchester City not to sell Bayern Munich target Kyle Walker at any cost.
Speaking on The Overlap Fan Debate, the popular pundit gave his two cents on the prospect of the 33-year-old leaving the club, after it was revealed on Tuesday that he may now end up staying and extending his contract at City.
However, Jamie Carragher believes Manchester City would be making a blunder by selling Bayern Munich-linked defender Kyle Walker in the summer.
Jamie Carragher says Manchester City should avoid Kyle Walker to Bayern Munich sale at all costs
Branded as ‘irreplaceable’ by Pep Guardiola himself, there is no questioning how crucial the treble-winner remains to the Sky Blues.
In fact, at the time when Guardiola lauded Walker, he admitted that he was ‘pretty sure’ that the Bavarian giants to strike a deal to sign the decorated right-back.
However, Jamie Carragher has briefly said that it would be an error of judgement from a Manchester City standpoint to allow Kyle Walker to join Bayern or any other club.
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“They can’t let him go”, he simply said when reacting to his exit links.
It is likely that a majority of City fans will agree with the Liverpool legend as the veteran’s importance to this side can never be overstated.
It looks likely that Kyle Walker may have decided to stay after all
The good news for Manchester City supporters is that the club have always abided by the advice given by Jamie Carragher to persuade Kyle Walker to snub a move to Bayern.
In fact, it was revealed on Tuesday that the England international has even informed the Bundesliga juggernaut that he intends to stay put at the Etihad Stadium.
Perhaps the reported collective desire from the Sky Blues players in terms of being keen on Walker’s prolonged stay could well have been a factor that led to him choosing not to leave the club.
As Kyle Walker remains arguably the best defensive full-back in the world and one of the captains at Manchester City, his decision to stay could result in more history being made next season and beyond.