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Players rated: Steven Gerrard, Lucas Leiva, Joe Allen, Nuri Sahin
Not rated: Jay Spearing (loaned to Bolton), Conor Coady (one appearance made), Charlie Adam (sold to Stoke City)
Gerrard: Grade B (45 apps, 11 goals, 12 assists)
Had Steven Gerrard played the first four months of the season the way he has played since December, this would undoubtedly be the first Grade A. However, the whole campaign must be taken into account, and it is fair to say that Gerrard struggled to come to terms with his role at first.
Since then, though, his passing and creative control of games have been first-rate, and his end product in the final third exceptional. Gerrard continues to be a massive part of the side, one who perhaps systems must accommodate, but also one who can help make the team rather better than the sum of its parts.
He will remain an integral player next season, though of course improvements can still be made.
Lucas: Grade C (28 apps, one assist)
It hasn't been the glorious return to first-team football that some expected from Lucas Leiva. Following a long-term injury, Lucas made a short-lived comeback before tearing a thigh muscle, needing another three months on the sidelines. Since his second return, Lucas has been a mainstay in the team but not the all-conquering destroyer that people thought they remembered from 2011-12.
Statistically, he has looked impressive, topping the Premier League charts for tackles made per game, but a closer look reveals him to be only 26th in terms of actually winning those tackles*. Too often he is easily bypassed by runners from deep, with or without the ball, and his fitness prevents him from having a big enough impact on Liverpool's defence. Cover for the back four has been at a premium this season, and it is primarily Lucas' job to ensure that doesn't happen.
Better is needed to challenge for the top four, be that by way of an improvement from Lucas or Rodgers searching elsewhere.
Allen: Grade C (37 apps, two goals)
Joe Allen had a terrific start at Liverpool, displaying all the confidence of being a big-money signing and a manager favourite as he dominated the midfield against the likes of Manchester City.
Too quickly, though, that confident approach to games came to an end, as the Reds as a whole struggled with inconsistency and a lack of an in-game identity to fall back on when things didn't go well. Allen was one of those who suffered by losing his place eventually, though Rodgers understandably gave him plenty of chances to win his place back in the side until injury ended his season early.
Allen has plenty of virtues which will prove valuable for Liverpool in the longer term, but you sense he might need the rest of the midfield to be performing well to see him at his best again. He's been far from as terrible as some like to make out, but similarly, he has not been the shining beacon of hope that was expected at the beginning of the campaign.
Sahin: Grade D (12 apps, three goals, three assists)
Nuri Sahin joined on loan from Real Madrid for a season in the summer but lasted only half of that before ending his Anfield stay. Though he was initially a regular in the side, he failed to hold down a spot after being utilised in a more attacking role than he was used to and not having the desired impact on the team.
Arguably, he was a victim of Steven Gerrard being used in a deeper role than was anticipated, but Sahin didn't exactly hang around for long to try and work his way back into the side. He helped the team while he played but certainly hasn't been missed since he departed.
*Lucas makes average of 4.9 tackles per game, the highest rate in Premier League. However, ranked in terms of percentage of tackles won, and only including players to have made 75 or more tackles to eliminate infrequent performers winning fewer tackles (therefore easier to have higher percentage won, but with less consistency), Lucas ranks 26th in the league.