Be it is career at Liverpool and Blackburn or his short stints at Newcastle and Celtic, he has always managed to sign quality players. Where others fail, his eyes can see the talent hidden in youngsters.
But of late, Liverpool fans are beginning to lose faith in his abilities. Scores of people seem to disagree with his policy of signing English talents.
With the signing of Jordan Henderson for a reportedly high fee, doubts have arisen in the fans mind. With many speculated players moving on to other clubs (eg: Sylvain Marveaux), hopes have been dwindling.
They seem to have forgotten his heroics last season. He gave us two quality players in Luis Suarez and Andy Carroll. He brought us from the brink of relegation to almost securing a Europa League spot.
Read on to find out how good he is in the transfer market.