“That shows vast improvement and we’re second in the league.
“By no means are we the finished article but I think at the beginning of the season if you’d said you’d finish second in the league from where we were I think they’d have snapped your hand off.”
However Nicol, who won four league titles with Liverpool between 1984 and 1990, completely disagrees with Ferdinand.
When Ferdinand’s quotes were posed to him on ESPN FC’s Extra Time programme, Nicol responded: “What a lot of rubbish! Fallen behind Manchester United…