John Aldridge believes Liverpool's FA Cup semi-final clash against Manchester City should be played at Old Trafford given the travel problems for fans. The Premier League's top two are set to battle it out at Wembley on the weekend of April 16 and 17 but supporters have voiced their concerns that there are no direct trains to the north-west due to engineering works. Former Red Aldridge, who won the FA Cup with Liverpool in 1989, believes having the semi-finals at Wembley already devalues the competition and in this instance a switch to the home of Manchester United would be a good solution to the problem. 'To be honest we're not stupid, we know they want the semis at Wembley to pay for Wembley, it was always the case,' he said. 'But logic is logic, come on. Manchester and Liverpool clubs – just play it at Manchester United. It is what it is. 'In our day the FA Cup was so great as it was about getting to the final at Wembley. 'Alex Ferguson used to get accused of devaluing the competition by putting different teams out, but what they are doing is devaluing the competition in many ways to get… Read full this story
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