‘The mentality and mindset is there and they’ve got a great manager behind them’: Rio Ferdinand reluctantly admits Liverpool have a chance of winning an unprecedented Quadruple this season
- Liverpool have progressed to the quarter-final round of the Champions League
- They are also still in the hunt to win both the Premier League and FA Cup
- The Reds won the Carabao Cup in a penalty shootout win over Chelsea
- Rio Ferdinand says the quadruple is ‘not beyond’ Jurgen Klopp’s side
Rio Ferdinand has reluctantly admitted that the quadruple could be on for Liverpool this season.
The Reds suffered a 1-0 defeat to Inter Milan on the night, but advanced to the quarter-finals of the Champions League with a 2-1 aggregate scoreline.
Liverpool have already won the Carabao Cup this season and are also still in the hunt for both the Premier League and FA Cup.
Liverpool have advanced to the quarter-final stage of the Champions League
The Reds have already won the Carabao Cup and could yet win three more trophies this season
Following the game, BT Sport presenter Jake Humphrey asked Ferdinand if ‘he can imagine’ Liverpool winning all four trophies this season.
Ferdinand, wearing his Manchester United allegiances, jokingly responded: ‘No I don’t imagine it.’
He then went on to add: ‘They’ve got the quality, no doubt. This squad is full of winners.
Rio Ferdinand has admitted that the quadruple is ‘not beyond’ Jurgen Klopp’s side
‘It’s full of people that have big passion and desire to go on and win things. The mentality and mindset is there and they’ve got a great manager behind them.
‘It’s not beyond them – let’s wait and see’.
The Premier League title race looked dead and buried after Christmas, but Liverpool’s impressive form and dropped points by Manchester City have brought Klopp’s team back into the race.
Liverpool are second in the league and have made the quarter-final round also of the FA Cup
They are six points behind City, with a game in hand over them and a game still to come at the Etihad Stadium.
As well as reaching the quarter-finals of the Champions League, they have reached the same stage in the FA Cup where they will face Championship Nottingham Forest.
The draw for the next stage of the Champions League will be made on March 18.