From can't to Can: How Liverpool's young utility man became vital for Rodgers

The ability for both individuals and entire teams to adapt over the course of a season can so often be the difference between success and failure. A reluctance to change has been the demise of many a stubborn manager and player, their dogged pursuit of a singular approach leading to failure and heartache.

Liverpool's recent success over the past few months – one defeat in their last 13 matches in all competitions – has resulted from a willingness to abandon an ineffectual early-season formula.

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