Klopp: Steven Gerrard has made an amazing start

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has reported Steven Gerrard’s get started as a senior manager at Rangers has been “amazing.”

Gerrard still left his function as Liverpool’s underneath-18s coach in the summer to consider cost of Rangers, and he has now guided them to the group stages of a European opposition for the initially time since 2010-eleven soon after owning competent for the Europa League.

Klopp is retaining a close eye on Rangers’ development this term, with Liverpool kids Ovie Ejaria and Ryan Kent investing the season on bank loan at Ibrox.

Then you lose against Celtic. Wow, what a surprise! That is a best team in the league. Celtic were being not fifty or sixty percent superior like in the last couple of many years so they are coming closer. That is the only way to get them 1 day.

“That is his position to do but, so far — additional than excellent. It is excellent football. In Europe, it was amazing. So they have a excellent team collectively. They have to make improvements to — that is it.”

In the meantime, Klopp has welcomed last week’s news of Andrew Robertson being named captain of Scotland.

Klopp feels these types of an honour is deserved for the 24-year-old, who worked his way up from the Scottish fourth tier ahead of signing for Liverpool in summer 2017.

“Andy is a superb fella. He is a extremely good and good man or woman. He can be a chief in the upcoming, a hundred percent,” he reported. “He made large techniques in the last 1-and-a-fifty percent many years since we worked collectively. Which is seriously great.

“He has made large techniques in the last four or five many years since he started his vocation. So it really is a good tale.

“He is even now young but he is a chief now and he will be even superior in that in the upcoming.”


There is a better blend in this current Liverpool attack -Gerrard

There is a better blend in this current Liverpool attack -Gerrard

Liverpool legend, Steven Gerrard believes that the current Liverpool team can boast of a better attacking blend than the 2014 side that almost claimed the Premier League side, a team he was part of.

Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino, and Sadio Mane have now scored a massive 63 goals between them this season as the trio were all on the scoresheet in the Red’s 5-0 thrashing of FC Porto in the Champions League Round of 16 first leg on Wednesday.

The Suarez-inspired attack of 2014 that consisted of the Uruguayan, Raheem Sterling and Daniel Sturridge with Gerrard playing slightly behind them scored 65 goals all season.

Now, Salah is personally on 30, Firmino has 21 while Mane, who started the season quite slowly has 12 goals. The former legendary midfielder retorted in one word that the two attacks are superb.

While speaking on BT Sport, Gerrard said: “What I would say about the comparisons between Suarez and this current team is that there is a better blend here [in the current team].

“With Mane, you have the pace and directness, with Firmino you have the touch and hold-up play and securing the ball, and then you have Salah that gives you a bit of both and delivers goals.

Gerrard added: “The work rate of this Liverpool team is very, very special, and you also notice how unselfish they are.

“There’s no greed in the team, there’s nobody who is selfish. They all pass the ball to each other.

“If someone is in a better area, they look for each other. And they are all getting in on the act because they know they are going to score heavily.”