The Ornstein & Chapman Podcast / Damien Comolli on why he signed Jordan Henderson, his regret over Suarez racism case & why Daniel Levy deserves a statue at Spurs

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Episode notes

In an exclusive interview the former Liverpool & Tottenham Sporting Director Damien Comolli speaks to The Athletic's David Ornstein and they cover:


  • Why he signed Jordan Henderson and how the signing played a part in him eventually being sacked
  • His regret at how he and Liverpool handled the Suarez racism case
  • Why Spurs should erect a statue of Daniel Levy
  • What Mourinho needs to do to avoid it all ending in tears at Spurs
  • What it was like inside Liverpool on the day they sold Torres and signed Carroll & Suarez
  • Why Man Utd need a sporting director and an improved football structure
  • Why Arsenal got it wrong hiring Emery and the challenges that Arteta faces going forward
  • Why he thinks Man City are in trouble and could be facing a player exodus if the Champions League ban is upheld
  • Plus he lifts the lid on his recent time at Fenerbahce in Turkey and why he had to leave the club