Brendan Rodgers: Two things are vital for the success of Liverpool

Brendan Rogers Press Conference Smiling - 16/02/2014

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers feels stability and belief are important factors for the club.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has told the Liverpool Echo that he feels two things are needed for the club to be successful.

The Reds look as though they are going to finish fifth this season, having not been able to live up to the standards they set themselves last year when they very nearly won the Premier League title.

Rodgers feels that his team can react and can get some momentum rolling in the right direction, as the focus will shortly shift to the 2015/2016 campaign.

“Modern football now is very harsh and is very much short-termism. But it has shown that over the years the majority of the teams that have that stability, and if the owners and players have that belief, then it will come good,” said Rodgers.

Stability is important because it increases the chance of consistency. If a club is stable and the manager isn’t making too many changes, then it reduces the chances of avoidable problems developing.

If Rodgers was chopping and changing half of the side on a weekly basis, it would become more difficult for players to form relationships with each other, developing that understanding which counts in big games.

The belief is also important because it guarantees that the players will always give that little bit extra and the owners will always show the manager that important backing over vital matters.

The Europa League is not where Liverpool want to be competing next year, but if the boss can get rid of the deadwood and add well in the summer market, the Reds can definitely crack that top four again.

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