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Derby Differences: Liverpool’s Everton thrashing underlines progress made since October

Jurgen Klopp marked his first Merseyside derby with a 4-0 win over Everton, providing a stark contrast to Liverpool’s efforts under Brendan Rodgers in October.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 26, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during the Premier League match against Aston Villa at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Reports: Brendan Rodgers set for Premier League return

Former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is set to become Swansea City manager for the second time.

Jurgen Klopp would need “to win the league” to match expectation – Brendan Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers has laid out his view on Jurgen Klopp’s objectives at Liverpool, saying the German will be expected to win the Premier League.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, August 17, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during the Premier League match against AFC Bournemouth at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers: Liverpool must decide on “a business model or a winning model”

Addressing FSG’s approach to the transfer market during their time at Liverpool, Brendan Rodgers has suggested theirs isn’t a “winning model.”

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, January 25, 2016: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho looks frustrated after missing a chance during the Football League Cup Semi-Final 2nd Leg match against Stoke City at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Mamadou Sakho, Jordan Henderson & the Impatient Modern Football Fan

The form of Liverpool pair Mamadou Sakho and Jordan Henderson has been put into question in recent weeks.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Saturday, November 21, 2015: Liverpool's substitute Daniel Sturridge before the Premier League match against Manchester City at the City of Manchester Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers: Liverpool must keep faith in “world-class” Daniel Sturridge

Striker Daniel Sturridge has “world-class” qualities which can still make a difference to the Liverpool attack, according to former Reds boss Brendan Rodgers.

ISTANBUL, TURKEY - Thursday, February 26, 2015: Liverpool's Mario Balotelli walks past manager Brendan Rodgers as he is substituted against Besiktas JK during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 2nd Leg match at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers on signing Balotelli and missing out on Alexis Sanchez and Dele Alli

Former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has claimed club owners Fenway Sports Group told him to sign the problematic Mario Balotelli after he had rejected the player.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 8, 2015: The FA Cup trophy on display before the FA Cup 6th Round Quarter-Final match between Liverpool and Blackburn Rovers at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Revisiting Liverpool’s Last 5 FA Cup Third Round Matches

With Liverpool’s FA Cup clash at Exeter City approaching, we look at how the Reds fared in their last five games at this stage of the competition.

Liverpool FC: Review of the Year, 2015

It has been a long and arduous 2015 for Liverpool, with the club seeing plenty of changes on and off the field throughout the year.

STOKE-ON-TRENT, ENGLAND - Sunday, May 24, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard blows a kiss to the supporters as he walks off after his final game for the club, a 6-1 defeat to Stoke City, during the Premier League match at the Britannia Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Steven Gerrard: “Crazy expectations are not going to help anyone”

Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard believes fans should keep their expectations of the team realistic, despite Jurgen Klopp’s impact as manager.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Saturday, November 21, 2015: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp after the 4-1 victory over Manchester City during the Premier League match at the City of Manchester Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jurgen Klopp’s focus on imperfections is the perfect approach for Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp is showing he isn’t accepting of mediocrity, seeking better from his players even after impressive performances.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, October 28, 2015: Liverpool's manager Jurgen Klopp before the Football League Cup 4th Round match against AFC Bournemouth at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

“Brendan did a really good job here” – Jurgen Klopp reflects on first month at Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp praised the work of predecessor Brendan Rodgers as he evaluated the progress made in his first month as Liverpool manager.

From negative to positive – Rodgers’ 3-1 defeat at Old Trafford to Klopp’s 3-1 win at Stamford Bridge

Less than 50 days separated Liverpool’s turgid performance in a 3-1 defeat at Old Trafford and Saturday’s comprehensive 3-1 victory at Stamford Bridge.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 22, 2015: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho in action against Manchester United during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Sakho: Everything has changed under Klopp

Mamadou Sakho has been one of the standout performers under Jurgen Klopp so far, with the Frenchman finally becoming first choice since Brendan Rodgers left.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, October 21, 2015: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp with Alberto Moreno during a training session at Melwood Training Ground ahead of the UEFA Europa League Group Stage Group B match against FC Rubin Kazan. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Alberto Moreno: I was angry under Rodgers, but Klopp trusts me

Alberto Moreno grew frustrated under Brendan Rodgers, but says he is loving life with new Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, October 25, 2015: Liverpool's Martin Skrtel looks dejected as his side concede a late equaliser to Southampton during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool lacking winning mentality as failure to hold a lead becomes the norm

Sadio Mane’s equaliser was another example of Liverpool failing to see a game off. It must be addressed.

Comparing Brendan Rodgers’ and Jurgen Klopp’s European Records

The European records of the two managers show Reds look better prepared for progress under Jurgen Klopp.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, April 13, 2015: Liverpool's Raheem Sterling and manager Brendan Rodgers before the Premier League match against Newcastle United at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Sterling’s agent blames Rodgers, says player would have loved to work with Klopp

Raheem Sterling’s agent Aidy Ward has launched a stinging attack on former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers.

Liverpool’s Managerial Debuts: How the last 10 bosses fared on their first league games in charge

As Jurgen Klopp’s first game as Liverpool manager fast approaches, we take a look at how the last 10 Reds bosses fared in their first match.

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - Monday, July 20, 2015: Liverpool's Joe Allen in action against Adelaide United during a preseason friendly match at the Adelaide Oval on day eight of the club's preseason tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Joe Allen: Could Rodgers’ favourite shine under Klopp?

Joe Allen may be maligned by some supporters and forever associated with departed manager Brendan Rodgers, but he could really thrive under new manager Jurgen Klopp.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, September 20, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers taking notes during the Premier League match against Norwich City at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

FSG: Failure of “recommended” signings led to Brendan Rodgers’ sacking

Brendan Rodgers’ dismissal was based on a lack of progress after making big-money signings, Liverpool co-owner Tom Werner has revealed.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Friday, October 9, 2015: Liverpool announce German Jürgen Klopp as new manager during a press conference at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Destiny waits for Jürgen Klopp

There are some things in life that are just ‘meant to be’ – and the feeling that comes with Jürgen Klopp’s arrival at Anfield is that there is a hint of destiny in the air.

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - Wednesday, September 26, 2012: Liverpool's Nuri Sahin celebrates scoring the second goal against West Bromwich Albion during the Football League Cup 3rd Round match at the Hawthorns. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jurgen Klopp on Brendan Rodgers’ misuse of “brilliant” Nuri Sahin

Nuri Sahin endured a miserable loan spell with Liverpool in 2012, and Jurgen Klopp has discussed the midfielder’s misuse by Brendan Rodgers.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, October 4, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers walks dejectedly off the touchline during his last hame as Liverpool manager during the Premier League match against Everton at Goodison Park, the 225th Merseyside Derby. (Pic by Lexie Lin/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers’ sacking and why FSG may need to change their approach

Sacking Brendan Rodgers, after publicly backing him this summer, saw Fenway Sports Group follow a worrying trend with Liverpool managers.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, September 30, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during a press conference at Melwood Training Ground ahead of the UEFA Europa League Group Stage Group B match against FC Sion. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Reports: Brendan Rodgers could replace Roy Hodgson as England manager

Brendan Rodgers’ next management job could be in charge of the England national team, if Roy Hodgson is to be replaced, reports claim.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, October 4, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers applauds the supporters after the 1-1 draw with Everton, which was his last game in charge of the Reds, during the Premier League match at Goodison Park, the 225th Merseyside Derby. (Pic by Lexie Lin/Propaganda)

Time was right for Brendan Rodgers’ exit but his Anfield work should be respected

Brendan Rodgers should be respected and remembered fondly for his work during his Anfield tenure.

BORDEAUX, FRANCE - Thursday, September 17, 2015: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho applauds the travelling supporters after the 1-1 draw with FC Girondins de Bordeaux the UEFA Europa League Group Stage Group B match at the Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Mamadou Sakho felt like a “caged lion” sitting on the sidelines at Liverpool

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, October 4, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers applauds the supporters after the 1-1 draw with Everton, which was his last game in charge of the Reds, during the Premier League match at Goodison Park, the 225th Merseyside Derby. (Pic by Lexie Lin/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers Statement: I am incredibly disappointed to be leaving Liverpool Football Club

Brendan Rodgers has released a statement following his sacking as Liverpool manager on Sunday.

Where does Brendan Rodgers rank among Liverpool’s other Premier League managers?

04.08.2010, Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund, GER, Freundschaftsspiel, Borrussia Dortmund vs Manchester City, im Bild: Dortmunds Trainer Jürgen / Juergen Klopp (GER) mit Daumen hoch, gibt Anweisungen, EXPA Pictures © 2010, PhotoCredit: EXPA/ nph/ Scholz

Video: 10 reasons Liverpool fans will love Jurgen Klopp as manager