'There could be a million people, maybe more' - Exclusive: Liverpool fans warned to stay away
Danny Mills has urged a potential one million-plus Liverpool fans to “have respect” and stay away from Anfield should the club win the title behind-closed-doors.
The former England international, speaking exclusively to Football Insider correspondent Dylan Childs, insisted he does “not care if it is 300 years” since the club won their last title as people across the world make sacrifices during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Football Insider understands ‘Project Restart’ could see the Premier League return as early as June 8 with all fixtures being played behind-closed-doors.
This would allow the Reds to complete the season and more than likely lift the Premier League trophy, given their 25-point advantage over second-placed Manchester City.
Mills admitted it would be “very difficult” for the authorities to prevent a mass gathering and instead pleaded with fans to take responsibility.
“If that was to happen can you control it? He told Football Insider.
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“Cordon Anfield off and only let certain people in but it will be very difficult. But people have to be socially responsible.
“I do not care if it is 30 years or 300 years you know the right thing to do and that is not to go to that event, not to go to Anfield. It is not to go and celebrate and enjoy it with massive groups of fans. There could be a million people, maybe more.
“Everyone has to take a little bit of responsibility for themselves and if they are told not to go they have to listen.
“First time in thirty years? So what. People are missing birthdays, anniversaries, weddings and people cannot say goodbye to love ones at funerals. Have a bit of respect.
“I like to think people would do the right thing but there is always a worry that they will not.”
The Culture Secretary, Oliver Dowden, claims to have been in touch with the Premier League and wanted a return to action “as soon as possible”.
However, there is a possibility the Reds will not play at Anfield again this season with neutral venues being discussed as a potential option.
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