The risks Klopp must take to get Liverpool back to their best
With the Reds in danger of missing out on a top-four finish, the title-winning manager has some big decisions to make in the coming weeks
Liverpool are not ‘bad champions’. To say as much is to ignore the unique challenges that the pandemic has posed - from the on-going injury crisis to losing the crowd inside Anfield - and yet Roy Keane’s typically exaggerated outburst does hint at a question that is worth asking. Does the pandemic excuse Liverpool’s poor form, or does their inability to adapt to its challenges point to mismanagement; to an inability to take a risk on a new, pandemic-centered approach?