Houllier full of praise for Rodgers work at Liverpool

Former Liverpool boss Gerard Houllier is impressed by the work of manager Brendan Rodgers at Anfield.

Former Liverpool boss Gerard Houllier is impressed by the work of manager Brendan Rodgers at Anfield.

Houllier, in charge at Anfield from 1998 to 2004, is convinced Rodgers is shaping a bright future for the Kop giants after watching the 2-2 derby draw at Everton.

He said: “Brendan plays the right way and I’m pleased he’s given a chance to some of the young players. Some are very good.

“Liverpool posed a major problem to Everton in changing the system in the second half and I thought Brendan was very clever. It really helped the team and in the end they probably could have won it.”

Frenchman Houllier also saluted the Kop’s young guns.

He said: “Raheem Sterling could be a major player. Suso, Andre Wisdom and Joe Allen are all good. The future looks bright.”

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