What have the Reds been taught from the 2014/15 campaign?
Liverpool have been enduring a tough time of things in both the Premier League and Champions League so far this season, with Brendan Rodgers’ men marooned in mid-table in the former and teetering on the brink of elimination in the latter.
Here are five things that we think the Northern Irishman should’ve learned from the season so far:
Steven Gerrard isn’t timeless
Steven Gerrard is a true Liverpool icon and has been one of the defining midfield performers of his decade – but so far this season, perhaps for the first time, the Reds’ captain is showing his age. Teams are getting the better of him on a regular basis, so it seems a huge surprise that so much of Rodgers’ system is based on his captain and, for all of his summer recruitment, the club have no clear long term successor in central midfield.