Liverpool’s defensive personnel and organisation have not been good enough this season – Redknapp


Liverpool’s defensive personnel and organisation have not been good enough this season, says Jamie Redknapp.

Despite dispatching fellow heavyweights Arsenal 4-0, Liverpool later lost 5-0 at Manchester City in their next Premier League outing.

Speaking to Omnisport, former Liverpool midfielder Redknapp said;

“It’s been OK. It hasn’t been great.

“With all the frailties, all the problems we knew would be there. For instance, the defending isn’t good enough. That’s why he wanted to buy a centre-back for £60million.

“Unfortunately, when you don’t get that player it unsettles the rest of the defence. They have defended poorly.

“And they haven’t really got that out-and-out goalscorer. Daniel Sturridge isn’t in the form that he’d like to be.

“You need someone that’s going to be like [Romelu] Lukaku or [Harry] Kane that’s going to get you 25 goals a season. They haven’t really got that player at the moment.”