A high risk, high reward job.
If a manager comes here and is successful they awake a 'sleeping giant' with huge potential. On the other hand, we don't have a squad which matches our expectations, nor the expectations of the media.
I don't think there is any risk whatsoever for a manager taking the Liverpool job.
The side came 8th this year and will do better next season. Whether Vilas Boas or Martinez or Ken Dodd took over next season I think we would come 5th and that can be described as progress and reputation enhancing.
If the side fails to build on that because of a lack of investment and reminds behind Man U, Man City, Chelsea and A.N.Other then will the manager have done so badly ?
If I was a manager on the up (Martinez) or I wanted to restore my reputation (Benitez or Vilas Boas) I think it is the perfect job. Kenny has laid down some good foundations, a few tweaks and the side will improve.
Does anybody believe we can get less than 30 points at home next season ?