Ian Rush suggests there is pressure on everyone at Liverpool

Former Liverpool striker Ian Rush has made a bold statement over his old side.

Liverpool legend Ian Rush has been quoted by FourFourTwo suggesting there is pressure on everyone at the club.

The Reds have suffered an inconsistent start to the season, which arguably piles the pressure onto Brendan Rodgers because of the way he was backed to improve the club’s squad over the summer.

However, Rush has suggested that the pressure applies to everyone as the team look to recover and get back on track after the international break.

“There's pressure on everyone now. If they beat West Ham, they'd be saying what a great start. It's amazing what one game can do,” he told FourFourTwo.

“I don't think there's any pressure on Brendan. The job is to get it right. A big game against Manchester United [coming up] and hope everyone comes back fit and available [from the international break].”

Consistency and momentum

Liverpool need to try and build some consistency and momentum as they look to take some control in the race for the top four.

They have shown some resilience to force a couple of positive results already this season, with more cohesive and fluent performances likely to come in the future.

It was always going to take the club a little bit of time to produce their very best performances because of the number of new players coming into the squad.

That creates a strain in terms of everyone gelling together, but there is definitely enough talent for the side to get the better of Manchester United the weekend after next.

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