“Positive fear”. “It doesn’t frighten me, I have an inherent belief in what I do”.
“I will do my very best with the players we have”.
Neither have flourished in the early part of the season in which Liverpool have won just one league match thus far.
Rodgers is under intense pressure following an alarming run of results and performances stretching back to March, and has seen Carlo Ancelotti and Jürgen Klopp linked with his job in the past few days. I don’t think Rodgers can afford to lose any of his next three games.
“You can take the West Brom game out of that”.
“I have regular contact with the owners and the relationship has always been strong”, he added. “I don’t shy away from the fact that you need to get results and on top of that you need to be performing well in order to stay in work”.
“The pressure is huge but I embrace that challenge”. We almost achieved great things.
Villa are looking for their first Barclays Premier League win since the opening day win at Bournemouth.
Suarez left for Barcelona in July 2014, while Sturridge has suffered four separate injury setbacks since the beginning of last season.
The 26-year-old was stretchered off wearing an oxygen mask with his right leg in a splint, leaving the Reds with 10 men after already using all three of their substitutes.
“I’ve followed Liverpool since 1984 after facing them with Roma in the European Cup final, when we lost on penalties”, he said.
Liverpool goalkeeper Adam Bogdan admits the players are well aware of the growing discontent among fans but insists they are doing all they can to turn things around. To manage the focus and scrutiny here has been fantastic.
Missed all of last season with a knee injury and continues to be out – it’s hoped the young defender will return before the end of the year. The “You’ll Never Walk Alone” they sing is incredible.
Aston Villa travel to Anfield this weekend to face Liverpool in the Premier League, in a fixture which has been kind to them in recent history.
Liverpool-based journalist Graham Beecroft made the claim in an interview with radio station Talksport, and says the Reds hierarchy came to the decision prior to Wednesday night’s narrow win over League Two outfit Carlisle United. Perhaps more worrying, though, are the absences of Jordan Henderson and Christian Benteke.