ESPN – Brendan Rodgers must involve new assistants if he’s to survive at Liverpool

The ESPN FC crew react to former Liverpool forward Michael Owen's comments on Raheem Sterling and his situation at the Merseyside club. Brendan Rodgers has lost some of his biggest allies at Liverpool but he can still turn this into a positive. These past few weeks have probably not been the best of Brendan Rodgers' career. Liverpool's season degenerated into defeat and chaos, he's had to stand aside while his assistants were sacked and the club's transfer system got to work on signing cheap or free players not entirely in keeping with what the club needs to move forward. It doesn't help when former Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp makes sheep's eyes at the club that employees you. It tends to re-enforce the opinion the only reason that…

GUARDIAN – Sami Hyppia keen on taking vacant coaching role at Liverpool

• Former player said it would be great to work at Anfield again• Hyypia out of work since resigning from Brighton in DecemberSami Hyypia has declared his interest in joining Brendan Rodgers’ coaching staff at Liverpool following the departures of Colin Pascoe and Mike Marsh.Hyypia has been linked with a possible return to Anfield after Fenway Sports Group last week parted company with the assistant manager Pascoe, a long-time confidante of Rodgers, and the first-team coach, Marsh, having conducted a review into the team’s poor Premier League campaign. Continue reading…