A look back at his 20 predecessors and their successes indicate the requirements that Rodgers needs to fulfil if he is to become an Anfield hero.
Here, we take a look at the 20 former Liverpool managers in rank order from the most inadequate to the truly outstanding.
20. Don Welsh 1951-1956
After a prolific playing career with Charlton Athletic and 3 times with England, Welsh moved into management. An uneventful spell at Brighton led him to Anfield. He receives the worst ranki...