Ally McCoist backs Andy Robertson to emulate success of Liverpool greats

first_imgMcCoist, who is now a pundit including for talkSPORT, added: “It’s still very early in his career and clearly we all have high hopes for him but if he can follow in the footsteps of your Bremners, your Sounesses, your Browns, I’ll be delighted.“It’s been a wee while since we had a really top, iconic Scottish player that we can all relate to and hold in great esteem. I am putting pressure on him here but he would be a hopeful target for us in the future to take that mantle.“I just hope that with continued success we can be talking about him in the same way we do with a Kenny Dalglish or a Gordon McQueen – great Scotland players – and I’d be surprised if that wasn’t the case.” shining possible standings Liverpool defender Andy Robertson can become a Scotland great alongside the likes of Reds legends Kenny Dalglish and Graeme Souness, according to Ally McCoist.Robertson was announced as the new captain of the Scottish national team on Monday after making immense strides since joining Liverpool from Hull in the summer of 2017. REVEALED McCoist said: “He’s brilliant. I just love watching him. When you think four or five years ago Robertson was playing for Queen’s Park, it’s been a brilliant journey.“He’s a wonderful choice as captain and what an example for younger kids to look at. There you go, from Queen’s Park to the Champions League final and now captaining your country. A brilliant story.“He’s a guy who always leads by example and if you look at Scotland captains of the past, every one of them led by example, going back to Billy Bremner and all these guys.“Wee Robertson will do just that. I speak to a lot of the Liverpool boys and they say he trains as he plays, which is a great example.” Robertson shakes hands with Scotland manager Alex McLeish after being unveiled as new captain England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade huge blow silverware The 24-year-old has enjoyed a meteoric rise in the ranks having started his career for Scottish Third Division side Queen’s Park in the 2012/13 season.He played in the Liverpool’s Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid in May and is now the club’s established first choice left-back.Robertson and co. are currently top of the Premier League having won their opening four games this season.And former striker McCoist – who captained his country on one occasion – claimed Robertson has what it takes to emulate the success of the Scottish greats who used to play for Liverpool. 2 smart causal Robertson has been in brilliant form for Liverpool since signing for the club in the summer of 2017 Latest Liverpool FC News REVEALED Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won 2 RANKED Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? last_img read more