Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho feels Brendan Rodgers faces a huge task turning things around at Liverpool, insisting 'he can't make miracles'.
Former Chelsea boss Mourinho, who revealed earlier this week he would be keen on a return to Premier League management, feels the Reds are far away from returning to their title-winning days.
Liverpool have endured a poor start to the new campaign and are without a win in their first four games as they host Manchester United at Anfield on Sunday.
Mourinho feels Rodgers, who succeeded Kenny Dalglish in the summer, has a lot of work to do at Anfield but hopes he is given time to make his mark.
"I think Brendan, he can't be champion with that team," said the Portuguese boss in an exclusive interview with Sky Sports.
"He can't make miracles with that team. It's not an easy job. Liverpool expectations are very high.
"The reality is that Liverpool, at this moment, they're not the best team in the Premiership. Not even close. The squad is not ...