In his column for the Daily Express, Taylor wrote: "Liverpool's appointment of Damien Comolli can only be good news for the club. I am not concerned about his job title, be it director of football or football recruitment officer, although in our country the latter will sit more easily with many people.
"The fact of the matter is that at the very top of our game you are not going to be able to compete unless you have a scouting network that embraces the whole football world.
"During his time with Spurs, Gareth Bale joined the club from Southampton and, bearing in mind this player's fantastic form, it says much for those who spotted him and undoubtedly saw things in him that others did not.
"Identifying young talent as future stars is an art in itself and, while mistakes can be made, to have a person as head of recruitment - there is another title - who has a feel for this and employs scouts who know what he is looking for, can be of tremendous value to a club."