Graeme Souness summed up his thoughts of Liverpool striker Divock Origi with a brutal put-down after his glaring miss against Burnley.
The Reds' forward was put clean through on goal just before half-time after Ben Mee miscued a backpass.
Origi quickly latched on to the loose ball and bore down on Nick Pope's goal in a one-on-one.
But despite beating the Burnley keeper, Origi's shot cannoned off the underside of the crossbar and away from danger.
It proved to be Liverpool's best chance of the match, and Souness pulled no punches with his post-match analysis.
“Anyone but him really," Souness remarked. “I know he’s got some important goals for Liverpool but I said to you ‘he’s not going to score here’.
“His first and second touches are great, has time to open his body up and he’s missed it.
“You can say six inches lower or six inches left but it isn’t, it doesn’t hit the back of the net. It’s a bad miss."
Souness had delivered a similar line when first reviewing Origi's miss at half-time, and it shows how far the Belgian's stock has fallen at Anfield in a short space of time.
Only in 2019 was Origi the hero in Liverpool's Champions League triumphs over Barcelona and Tottenham on their way to lifting the trophy.
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It's been an extremely interesting start to the season for Jurgen Klopp's men.
They got their title defence off to a shaky start as they edged out a seven-goal thriller against Leeds, before going on to conceded seven in a hammering by Aston Villa.
Virgil van Dijk's season was ended by injury in the 2-2 draw at Everton, leaving the title favourites looking far less secure at the back - especially with Alisson's injury worries too.
But there's no slowing down in what is going to be a busy campaign - with Klopp ensuring his men continue at full pace as they bid for more title glory.
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Since then he has been surplus to requirements at the club but has failed to earn a move elsewhere.
He has only made nine appearances in total this season, and was substituted before the hour mark, though can hardly be to blame for Liverpool's defeat.
The reigning champions lost their first Premier League match at Anfield in almost four years, with Ashley Barnes' late penalty the difference,
It was the latest result in a dismal run of form which has seen Liverpool pick up just three points from their last five matches, leaving their title defence in a precarious position.
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"This has been coming,” Souness said. “Liverpool have been a shadow of the team we’ve seen for the best part of three years.
“There wasn’t any sparkle tonight, they were flat when they got the ball into the final third and when the time came to deliver, delivery was poor time and time again. They lacked quality all the way through.
"Jurgen has some hard thinking to do. Some of those players look like they are shot. There is no sparkle about them. This will be a real test for these players. Jurgen will now find out what he has in the dressing room."