'Not all bad' - Fowler rubbishes recent criticism of Liverpool

Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler has implied talk of inconsistency at the club is inaccurate.

Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler claims the side’s inconsistent run of recent form is ‘not all bad’ and he’s backed Brendan Rodgers to put the Reds back on track on all fronts.

Liverpool’s recent run of results has seen them lose back-to-back games in the Champions League with Premier League wins sandwiched around them before a draw against Hull and a win against Swansea in the League Cup last night.

However, Fowler has implied that the inconsistency has been blown out of proportion.

“It's not quite clicked but I think we will do. There is only Manchester City - maybe after a little bit of a blip at the weekend - and Chelsea who are on fire so it's not all bad,” Fowler told Sky Sports News.

“I think we are not a million miles away and I'm very confident in the squad that Brendan has put together and his ethos, and his mentality.”

“I think he will get it right. I don't think he will - I know he will - he's such a good manager.”

Liverpool now face a difficult run of games with Premier League matches against Newcastle United and Chelsea, with a trip to Real Madrid in the Champions League.

It’s important the side builds on the confidence created by the League Cup win over Swansea and takes that forward to ensure that consistency improves over the next couple of weeks.

Rodgers is going to be tested fully in the process in terms of the way he manages his squad, as he’ll be itching to get Daniel Sturridge back into the team sooner rather than later.

Fowler implies that he sees a group of two sides pulling away from the chasing pack, which Liverpool are currently part of.

A good start to November could see the team significantly close the gap on City and Chelsea at the top of the Premier League, but it’s also very important that the team focuses on trying to get their European campaign moving back in the right direction.

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