'James Milner is just like Cristiano Ronaldo' - Ex-Manchester United man Eric Djemba-Djemba says Liverpool star is the only player he has even seen match CR7's work ethic

talksport.com, 2 July 2020, 08:40
Liverpool midfielder James Milner has earned a surprise comparison to Cristiano Ronaldo, with Eric Djemba-Djemba saying the 34-year-old is 'just like' the Portuguese superstar.

Djemba-Djemba played alongside both players during his Premier League spell, turning out with Ronaldo at Manchester United and with Milner at Aston Villa.

And he says Milner is the only other player he has EVER seen match CR7's work-rate off the pitch.

Milner continues to surprise us, belying his age and veteran status, with his performances in a Liverpool shirt.

Many said he was making a huge mistake when he decided to leave Manchester City at the peak of their powers and join the Reds on a free transfer in 2015.

But, after being crowned a Premier League champion for the third time in his career and also holding aloft the one title City still so desperately crave - the Champions League - last season, his choice has been vindicated.

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Celebrations continuing in the Milner household… can't wait to get the iron on this new tablecloth!!

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