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ISTANBUL, TURKEY - Thursday, February 26, 2015: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren looks dejected after missing the vital fifth penalty against Besiktas JK in the shoot-out after a 1-1 aggregate draw during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 2nd Leg match at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Coefficient concerns: Why are English clubs failing in Europe?

Liverpool’s failure in Europe over the past five years is symbolic of a worrying decline in fortunes for English sides on the continent.

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)

Brendan Rodgers urges authorities to help English clubs in Champions League

Brendan Rodgers believes the authorities have to do more to help English teams in Europe after another dismal night in the Champions League.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, April 8, 2008: Liverpool's Spion Kop before the UEFA Champions League Quarter-Final 2nd Leg match against Arsenal at Anfield. (Photo by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

A Champions League return: Month-by-month projection of how Liverpool can secure fourth place

Ben Twelves assesses how the Reds can negotiate an instant return to the Champions League.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, February 18, 2015: The Liverpool FC badge during a press conference ahead of the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 1st leg match against Besiktas JK at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda) (General Pic)

Liverpool drop to 55th in UEFA rankings

Liverpool have dropped to a lowly 55th place in the latest UEFA rankings ahead of the 2015/16 season.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, April 10, 2014: Liverpool's Robbie Fowler hands out signed balls to the crowd at the launch of the new Warrior home kit for 2014/2015 at the Liverpool One shopping centre. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

INTERVIEW: Robbie Fowler on Liverpool’s FA Cup hopes, Sterling’s contract, and Gerrard’s replacement

Robbie Fowler spoke to This is Anfield’s Jack Lusby last week, discussing a variety of topics including Liverpool’s upcoming FA Cup bid.

MILAN, ITALY - Tuesday, March 10, 2008: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard MBE in action against FC Internazionale Milano during the UEFA Champions League First knockout Round 2nd Leg match at the San Siro. (Pic by Andrea Staccioli/Propaganda)

Recalling Liverpool’s record Champions League win over Besiktas

05.12.2012, Stadio Friuli, Udine, ITA, UEFA EL, Udinese Calcio vs FC Liverpool, Gruppe A, Training, FC Liverpool, im Bild Schriftzug "UEFA Europa League", steht die zweithoechste Spielklasse der UEFa vor dem aus? // Banner "UEFA Europa League", is the second highest division of UEFA out before? during Training of Liverpool FC before the UEFA Europa League group A match between Udinese Calcio and Liverpool FC at the Stadio Friuli, Udinese, Italy on 2012/12/05. EXPA Pictures © 2012, PhotoCredit: EXPA/ Juergen Feichter

Europa League – play the kids?

No Champions League miracle for Liverpool this time

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, December 9, 2014: Liverpool's Lazar Markovic is shown a red card and sent off against FC Basel during the final UEFA Champions League Group B match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Lazar Markovic Cameo Embodies Liverpool Champions League Frustrations

05.12.2012, Stadio Friuli, Udine, ITA, UEFA EL, Udinese Calcio vs FC Liverpool, Gruppe A, Training, FC Liverpool, im Bild Schriftzug "UEFA Europa League", steht die zweithoechste Spielklasse der UEFa vor dem aus? // Banner "UEFA Europa League", is the second highest division of UEFA out before? during Training of Liverpool FC before the UEFA Europa League group A match between Udinese Calcio and Liverpool FC at the Stadio Friuli, Udinese, Italy on 2012/12/05. EXPA Pictures © 2012, PhotoCredit: EXPA/ Juergen Feichter

Brendan Rodgers defends prestige of Europa League

Video: Steven Gerrard’s post-Liverpool 1-1 Basel interview

Steven Gerrard cast a disappointed figure as Liverpool dropped out of the Champions League with a lacklustre 1-1 draw at home to Basel on Tuesday night.

Video: Brendan Rodgers’ post-Liverpool 1-1 Basel interview

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, December 9, 2014: Liverpool's players line up for a team group photograph before the final UEFA Champions League Group B match at Anfield. Back row L-R: Raheem Sterling, Dejan Lovren, Martin Skrtel, goalkeeper Simon Mignolet, Rickie Lambert, Jose Enrique, Jordan Henderson Front row L-R: Lucas Leiva, captain Steven Gerrard, Glen Johnson, Joe Allen. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool 1-1 Basel: Player Ratings

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, December 9, 2014: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard looks dejected as they draw 1-1 with FC Basel and are knocked out of the UEFA Champions League and are forced to suffer the ignominy of the Europa League at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool 1-1 Basel: Reds Crash Out Of Champions League

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, December 8, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during a training session at Anfield ahead of the final UEFA Champions League Group B match against FC Basel. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

“This could kick-start Liverpool’s season” – FC Basel Q&A

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, December 8, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during a training session at Anfield ahead of the final UEFA Champions League Group B match against FC Basel. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool v Basel: Rodgers urges players to follow Gerrard into Anfield folklore

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has seen it – and done it – all before but manager Brendan Rodgers has urged the rest of his squad to do their bit to join the midfielder as part of the club's folklore.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, December 8, 2014: Liverpool's Joe Allen during a press conference at Anfield ahead of the final UEFA Champions League Group B match against FC Basel. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Joe Allen relishing Liverpool’s crunch Champions League tie against Basel

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, December 8, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers and Joe Allen during a press conference at Anfield ahead of the final UEFA Champions League Group B match against FC Basel. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers expects no Liverpool squad changes for Basel Champions League tie

Simon Mignolet error due to pitch, says Brendan Rodgers

SOFIA, BULGARIA - Wednesday, November 26, 2014: Liverpool's Joe Allen in action against PFC Ludogorets Razgrad during the UEFA Champions League Group B match at the Vasil Levski National Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Ludogorets 2-2 Liverpool: Player Ratings

SOFIA, BULGARIA - Wednesday, November 26, 2014: Liverpool's Joe Allen in action against PFC Ludogorets Razgrad during the UEFA Champions League Group B match at the Vasil Levski National Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Ludogorets 2-2 Liverpool: Reds Concede Late In Bulgaria

Video: Brendan Rodgers and Rickie Lambert defend Liverpool criticisms in Sofia

Brendan Rodgers and Rickie Lambert issued rallying calls amid criticism of Liverpool’s recent form in their pre-match press conference ahead of Wednesday night’s Champions League clash with Ludogorets in Sofia.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, October 22, 2014: Liverpool's Jordan Henderson is substituted by manager Brendan Rodgers during the UEFA Champions League Group B match against Real Madrid CF at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Balotelli out, but Henderson back as Rodgers issues Liverpool rallying call