Times are tough at Anfield and have been for the past three or four seasons.
During these periods of doom and gloom, every club needs one or perhaps even several figures they can follow towards the light.
At the moment, many a Liverpool supporter would tell you that the duties of being the Reds’ bastion are currently fulfilled by Steven Gerrard, but at the age of 32, eyes are now turning to the future.
In his 25-year stay at the Merseyside outfit, Gerrard has come up with the goods on countless occasions, bringing his side from the brink of defeat and leading them to more promising pastures.
So, with Gerrard ageing and the podium there to be occupied, who within Brendan Rodgers’ squad will be the next team talisman that can be relied upon to combat adversity in the coming years?