That is the view of former Manchester United keeper Peter Schmeichel.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has come below heavy grievance for failing to bolster his defensive ranks in the summertime switch window.
And his loss of signings on the again have proved expensive up to now this season with the Reds failing to shut out video games.
Their most up-to-date setback got here in opposition to Spartak Moscow within the Champions League the place they drew 1-1 final evening.
Liverpool went 1-zero down after Fernando’s strike gave the Russian aspect the early lead, however Philippe Coutinho stepped up to repair parity within the first part.
However, the Merseyside outfit have been not able to discover a winner as they drew their 2nd successive team sport.
But Schmeichel reckons enjoying any person like Milner, who has began simply two video games in all competitions up to now this season, will assist Liverpool get to the bottom of their defensive crisis on account of his skill to lead.
He additionally expressed his fear concerning the lack of confidence unfold all the way through the Reds’s group, with Simon Mignolet coming in for explicit grievance for his efficiency within the three-2 win over Leicester at the weekend.
“On Saturday he nearly gave a points away against Leicester, but ends up winning it with the penalty save – but he gives a goal away – that’s a little bit of insecurity that he spreads into the defence,” Schmeichel informed Sky Sports’ The Debate.
“But the defenders are spreading much more lack of confidence.
“And that is what I don’t get. You have attacking avid gamers like Klopp has were given and also you’ve were given a participant like James Milner, who can play any place within the positions in the back of the ones avid gamers that they in truth truly want.
“Someone who can lead, put a large number of force at the ball, who can bind the 2 traces in combination and he doesn’t play him!
“Every time he has put Milner in this season, they appeared a unique group – he alters video games.”