JUDE BELLINGHAM called out “desperate” Jamie Carragher in a brilliant interview after inspiring Borussia Dortmund to victory over Chelsea.
Bellingham, 19, played a key role in his side’s 1-0 Champions League last-16 win in Germany on Wednesday.
Dortmund just need a draw in the return leg at Stamford Bridge to book their spot in the quarters.
But Bellingham, linked with a summer move to Chelsea, arguably saved his best performance for the post-match interview on US channel CBS Sports.
Prior to the chat, pundit and ex-Liverpool star Carragher attempted to convince pitchside reporter Nico Cantor to propose to his girlfriend on live TV.
And Bellingham, also a top target for the Reds, made no secret of his support for Cantor’s decision to reject Carragher’s pleas.
Bellingham said: “When he was trying to get you to propose? Jamie, do better.
“Not on Valentine’s Day when she’s there, come on. I’ve got your back there (Nico).
“You should have protected yourself a little bit more though… big names in the studio, crumbled a little bit, it’s alright.”
But Carragher had no problem with Bellingham’s telling-off, admitting he’d do anything the England star says if he joins Liverpool as a result.
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Carragher declared: “Listen, I want that man in a red shirt so I’m going to do whatever he tells me to do!
“So if Jude Bellingham has got anymore advice for me, I’m taking it all day my friend!”
However, fellow pundit Micah Richards refused to let Carragher get off lightly.
He said: “You sound quite desperate right now!”
To which Carragher replied: “For Jude Bellingham? I am! We are!”
He isn’t the first Kop icon to make a play for Bellingham though, with Steven Gerrard admitting he’ll “fly to Dortmund” to sign the ace for Liverpool.
Gerrard said last month: “All he needs to do is send his diary to me when he’s got a free day.
“I’ll fly to Dortmund personally, take him out for a nice dinner, and we’ll talk about it!”