going to go in Michael's favour. Roy wants Gerrard, more or less, to sit and perform the role that Michael does. I do think it suits Gerrard at his age now as well."
Robson is a huge fan of Carrick's work in the Reds' engine room but does feel the 32-year-old would benefit from being more vocal at times.
"I have always admired Michael," stated Robson. "He has great football intelligence, is a lovely passer of the ball and intercepts things really well.
"I'd just like to see him, when we're struggling in games, dominate his team-mates around him and pull them about a bit to get some organisation into them."