The former Tottenham, Portsmouth and QPR boss said: “I just think they’ve got a tough task to make it to the Champions League spots, that’s all.”
Brendan Rodgers underwent a major rebuild of his squad over the summer, looking to build a team capable of challenging for the top spots in the Premier League.
They have started this season in acceptable form, with seven points from four games, although a loss to West Ham prior to the international break ended their unbeaten start.
Scoring goals has been a tough task for the side, although they looked solid defensively until the game against West Ham.
The Reds certainly look an improved side from the one seen last term, but it is still hard to see them challenging for a top four spot this time around.
A number of sides have started better than them, including ‘smaller’ teams such as Swansea and Crystal Palace, whilst the likes of Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea are sure to find some consistency soon.
Liverpool’s team may be improved, but it still does not look like they have enough quality about them to break back into the top four, and the Reds are sure to be fighting Spurs for Europa League qualification once again.