Liverpool’s Carragher points to ‘positive signs’ under Rodgers

Liverpool veteran Jamie Carragher believes the Reds are in good shape with the defender set to retire at the end of the season

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Jamie Carragher made his Liverpool debut in 1997

Jamie Carragher believes Liverpool can draw confidence from the “positive signs” under Brendan Rodgers’s management.

Liverpool could only manage a goalless draw against Everton in Carragher’s final Merseyside derby with the veteran centre-half set to retire at the end of the campaign.

The 35-year-old reckons Liverpool have recovered from a tough start to the Northern Irishman’s reign, aided by the signings of Philippe Coutinho and Daniel Sturridge.

And Caarragher, who made his Reds debut in 1997, insists Liverpool are in a good position to kick on next season.

“There are some very positive signs,” said Carragher.

“We had a tough start in terms of the fixtures and in an ideal world you would play those teams later on in the season when you are up and running. But
in the second half of the season there has been a bit more experience in the side.

“The manager made a couple of good signings in January which gave us a boost. He has been able to implement his ideas a lot more and players have got used to the way the manager wants the team to play. You can see that in the results.

“Since around January, we’ve been on a decent run. Since the United game, we’ve only lost to West Brom and Southampton.

“We want to keep that going and the club needs to build on it and take that into next season.”

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