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Jamie Carragher breaks cover after spitting video storm as he arrives in London ahead of Sky Sports showdown talks TODAY

Speaking to The Sun at Euston Station, Carragher said he has talked with the family of the 14-year-old girl he was filmed spitting at on Saturday.

Carragher didn't comment when asked if he expects to be sacked from his £1m-a-year role as a Sky Sports pundit.

The 40-year-old was filmed spitting towards a 14-year-old girl while driving his Range Rover in heavy traffic near Manchester United's Old Trafford ground.

Danish TV station TV3 Sport has already confirmed Carragher will no longer analyse Manchester United's Champions League clash with Sevilla for the station following the incident.

He was due to appear on Sky's Monday Night Football to provide analysis of Stoke v Manchester City tonight but his role now appears in jeopardy.

  • Footage emerged yesterday of Carragher spitting at a 14-year-old girl through the window of his Range Rover
  • The £1m-a-year pundit was photographed arriving in London this morning for a showdown with Sky bosses amid reports he could be sacked
  • Danish TV station TV3 Sport has already confirmed Carragher will no longer front their Champions League coverage tomorrow night
  • Joey Barton has said the former Liverpool defender should be sacked from his role
  • Vinnie Jones branded him as a 'coward' on TalkSPORT
  • Richard Keys – who resigned from Sky after a sexism scandal – said 'this will be interesting'
  • Go to Sun Football for all the latest

Jamie Carragher apologises for spitting at 14-year-old girl, as he arrives at London Euston

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Ex-England star Jamie Carragher arrived at London Euston station this morning and was expected to head to Sky Sports for a meeting over the video
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The former footballer claimed he had not seen the girl when he spat at the other car

Sky Sports has described his actions as "unacceptable behaviour" and confirmed talks will be held today.

The former Liverpool defender had just watched his side lose 2-1 to United and says he was being goaded by the girl's dad when he wound down his window and spat at the pair and drove off.

Defender Carragher publicly apologised last night for spitting at the girl, saying: "I would like to apologise for my actions which were totally out of character. What I did was wrong and I have since personally apologised to the family involved.”

Video footage shows how the pair exchanged an initial wave, before the dad shouted: “Unlucky Jamie lad!” and “2-1!”

When the teasing continued Carragher spat — hitting the teenager who was in the passenger seat and leaving her in tears.

Carragher yesterday said he had been “goaded.”

He added: “I was continually goaded and verbally abused numerous times whilst being filmed in slow moving traffic and reacted in a way that is of course regretful.”

Police can bring assault charges over spitting — or prosecute as a public order offence.

Carragher has said previously in a football column that players spitting at each other is “vile”.

He wrote in 2015: "As usual, there have been a number of people who have said 'it is the worst thing that can happen on a pitch.

"It is vile but let me assure you now I would have preferred Lucas Neill to have spat at me the day he broke my leg in September 2003.

"I was spat at once in my career. It came during a UEFA Cup game against Celta Vigo in 1998 and the player in question was a Russian midfielder called Aleksandr Mostovoi.

"I was shocked more than angry when he did it because I couldn't believe what had happened."

The dad yesterday denied abusing Carragher: “When we spotted him I was just shouting his name. I was not rude or offensive.

“He responded by spitting at my daughter.

“Carragher comes across on TV as a decent guy who likes a laugh.

“But who would behave in this way? It’s inhuman.

“Who would spit in the face of a 14-year-old girl?”

Sky Sports said: “It’s unacceptable behaviour and we will be addressing it with Jamie.”

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