19/06/2016 10:05 BST

'Top Gear' Host Eddie Jordan Lays Into 'Past It' Jeremy Clarkson

'I have to be honest and tell it like it is.'

‘Top Gear’ co-host Eddie Jordan has hit out at the show’s former presenting team, insisting he thought the show had “run out of juice” in the lead-up to Jeremy Clarkson’s departure.

Last year, Clarkson was infamously sacked after more than a decade with the show, following a bust-up with a producer, with co-hosts Richard Hammond and James May choosing to quit in the weeks that followed.

The trio have since been replaced by a new seven-strong team, headed by Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc, on which Eddie Jordan is also a member.

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