As things stand, Liverpool look likely to finish the 2012-13 Premier League season in seventh place, a minor improvement from last season’s league finish, though with a better goals scored and conceded tally.
Since Brendan Rodgers’ appointment in the summer, there has been a constant and fierce debate on his impact at Liverpool. The work he’s trying to do is abundantly clear: create a young, dynamic side capable of playing exciting passing football, but whether he’s done well enough in his first season has split the Liverpool fans.
There have been a number of bad decisions Rodgers has made while he’s felt his way through his first managerial job at a high-profile football club, but at the same time, evaluation of a manager must be fair and balanced.
So here are five of Brendan Rodgers’ best decisions he’s made since taking up the Anfield reins. Enjoy, and let us know your thoughts in the comments below.