A look at why Liverpool MUST stick with manager Brendan Rodgers for next season despite Sunday’s FA Cup semi-final defeat to Aston Villa confirming a trophyless season and with a top four spot in doubt…
11 players who may have earned moves to bigger clubs, including Liverpool & Man United target Christian Benteke
Seven Premier League managers at risk of the sack, including Liverpool & Man City bosses
Why it’s right that Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard doesn’t get last FA Cup final
1) Luis Suarez factor
It really is worth re-iterating that few managers in the world could have coped with losing a world class striker like Luis Suarez – 31 goals and 12 assists in the Premier League in 2013/14 – on top of the unbelievable disappointment that followd Liverpool narrowly missing out on winning the Premier League title last season. The Uruguayan was huge for the Reds last term and was not at all adequately replaced with underwhelming additions Mario Balotelli and Rickie Lambert.