Ronnie Whelan has actually insisted that Liverpool are not in crisis mode at the minute, however concedes that a few of their major players need to reach their high levels once again quickly.

Liverpool have actually been on a poor run of form, which has seen them go on a run of 3 league games without a win, including losing their last one versus Southampton.

The Reds have actually fallen to second in the league table, permitting Manchester United to occupy top spot in the league standings ahead of their clash at Anfield on Sunday.

Whelan yielded that a number of players have not been doing what they were when Liverpool were flying high and their efficiencies levels have actually gone down.

He stressed that Liverpool’s form can not be described as a crisis yet, but he confesses that the huge gamers will need to hit their high requirements again in order to get the side moving once again in the best direction.

The previous Red said on LFC TV: “The type of a great deal of the major players has dropped listed below the greatly high levels of football they were playing.

” I am discussing Robbo at left-back – the crosses aren’t the same, Trent at best back – the crosses aren’t the very same. We are not getting the exact same amount of good balls into package.

” The front three are not scoring or producing as much as they were.

” We are entering a terrible lot of great positions in the last third of the pitch and the final pass is going astray or there is a mis-control inside the box.

” These things have actually all added to the reason that Manchester United lead us now.

” At the moment it is not a crisis, we have lost a number of video games and drawn a couple of games, however so what?

” It’s a long season, however we need to return to the standards we have set over the last number of years and if we do, we will be back on leading again very soon.”

Liverpool have actually not lost a league video game at Anfield given that April 2017, however head into the clash on Sunday with a severe protective injury crisis.