Liverpool legend Jamie Redknapp has urged the club to back Reds manager Brendan Rodgers despite the 3-1 loss to bitter rivals Manchester United this past weekend via Daily Star.
The loss makes it two consecutive loss for the Merseyside Reds and it puts them in ninth position on the log with pressure increasing on manager Brendan Rodgers.
He made a narrow escape at the end of last season after finishing outside top four with the support given to him in summer transfer window, but former Reds Jamie Redknapp still believes the owners should stick by the Northern Irishman because he can still secure a Champions league spot.
“It is always damaging when Liverpool lose to Manchester United,” Redknapp told the Daily Mail.
“It is the result that hurts. Yes, it was a bad performance but this is no time to panic.
“Brendan Rodgers is under pressure and there are problems in that team. They are fragile at the back and I still feel they lack a creative central midfielder.
“There is no sense in sacking a manager so soon in a season.
“Jurgen Klopp is the elephant in the room but Liverpool backed Rodgers this summer. Now they have to stand by that decision.
“Big money was spent in the transfer window and the new players deserve time to settle.
“If results don’t improve then maybe it will be time for a conversation. But right now this team must start playing again.
“Sometimes I think people get too easily carried away with Liverpool. The club has fantastic history but they have only made the Champions League once in the past six years.
“Maintaining a top-four place has to be the current aim.
Liverpool will have a great chance to bounce back on thursday in the europa league and when they host Norwich City at Anfield on Sunday.
I still find it hard to believe there is someone who still believes that Rodgers can become a shanks or fergie was for UTD#LFC
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