Last season, only Barcelona had a greater proportion of their play in the final third than Liverpool - and yet the Reds were outscored by both Norwich City and the relegated Blackburn Rovers.
( Source: BBC | Has Rodgers made Liverpool better? )
There are numbers that can be thrown this way and that, likely arguing both sides of the coin.
But ask any Liverpool supporter whether they think the talent is there. Then, ask them if the management is in place for future success. Same answer, I bet.
Far from over, but a great season for being in 'transition'.