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Rush says ex-Liverpool teammate Souness would be managerial great

Ian Rush says former Liverpool teammate Graeme Souness would be a managerial great if he was still working today.

If he was back in charge now, he'd be up there with the likes of Jurgen Klopp, Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho reckons fellow Kop Idol Rush.

The Welshman gave his surprise appraisal while in discussion with talkSPORT's 'Up Front With' series.

Rush said: "He won the league easily at Rangers and came down thinking maybe he can do the same (at Liverpool). But he changed things too quickly, simple as that.

"He lost the young players and the old ones by changing things too quickly.

"What he did have was the right ideas.

"If Graeme Souness was manager of a team now, he'd be up there with the likes of Klopp, Guardiola and Mourinho because I think he knows he'd made mistakes.

“He'd be an absolutely incredible manager if he was managing now."

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