Liverpool take on Stoke City today in the Premier League and Brendan Rodgers knows questions are being asked about whether he is still the right man for the Reds?
It has been a difficult season for the Merseysiders so far, having lost four of their last five in all competitions, with the one time they’ve avoided defeat being a disappointing 2-2 draw against FC Ludogorets in the Champions League.
To make matters worse for the former Swansea City gaffer, there has been a lot of talk surrounding Liverpool’s captain Steven Gerrard with suggestions that he can no longer do the required job for Liverpool in the middle of the park. This has seen calls for Rodgers to drop the former England international and, as of yet – apart from Liverpool’s Champions League game against Real Madrid – Brendan has kept faith in Stevie G…until today.
The Liverpool gaffer has made several changes and Stevie G finds himself on the bench – is this the begining of the end of Gerrard’s time on Anfield?
Lovren and Gerrard both dropped. It’s a start Brendan. Why Can isn’t getting game time I don’t know though.
— Callum Sill (@callum_sill) November 29, 2014
Gerrard is dropped to the bench for the game with Stoke. 16 years to the day he made his Liverpool debut! Talk about ironic and shame
— TOM 🙂 (@tomavfc15) November 29, 2014
At least Lovren and Gerrard have finally been dropped though, credit for showing some balls at last.
— Shiv Gumnani (@shivgumnani) November 29, 2014
Gerrard dropped. Finally Rodgers sees some sense, his form has been awful.
— Nick Leeson (@nick_leeson) November 29, 2014
Rodgers dropped Gerrard on his 16th anniversary and couldn’t drop Johnson. What does Johnson have on him? #lfc
— Deleficent (@blamedels) November 29, 2014
Gerrard finally dropped, about time.
— Liam Wilson (@LAWilson86) November 29, 2014